NYSSCPAs Breakfast Briefing: Whistleblowing Under Dodd-Frank – Update

I’ve written at Forbes about the event, including some quotes from Sherron Watkins that made news. Links to a replay of the webcast and a live-blog of the event are included here.

McKenna Panelist At NYU On Auditor Independence And Consulting

I was at New York University’s Vincent C. Ross Institute of Accounting Research to speak on a panel that included Paul Volcker, Bob Herz and a lawyer representing PwC and EY. The Ross Roundtable on the “Impact of Reemergence of Consulting Practices at Major Audit Firms” was well attended.

McKenna Speaks at American Accounting Association Regional Meeting – Ohio

The Ohio AAA meeting will be held May 12-14, 2011 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Dublin, Ohio. I will be up twice on Friday. I’m on a panel, “An Examination of the Audit Business Model” and later that evening hosting an informal “Conversations with…”. I hope you can join us.

A Case Study in IT Failure: Marin County v Deloitte Consulting and SAP

MP3 now available! I was a panelist for a teleconference discussion on the Marin County, CA lawsuit againt Deloitte Consulting and SAP for a failed systems implementation.