Posts

CNBC’S Carney Highlights McKenna And Forbes On Bank of America

John Carney, who runs the NetNet Blog at CNBC, wrote a column last week highlighting mine at Forbes.com on Bank of America and Warren Buffet. He picked my comments on PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bank of America’s auditor, to highlight.

New @Forbes: Bank of America Buys Time With Buffett Effect

Warren Buffett’s investment in Bank of America was big news yesterday and it still reverberating. Forget the “Buffett effect.” I am now enjoying the “front page of Forbes.com” effect. Within an hour of posting it yesterday the story had over 3,000 page views. It is now my number one highest traffic post for my column there.

What Do Bank of America And The Federal Home Loan Banks Have In Common? A Lawsuit & PwC

Have you been following the trials and tribulations of Bank of America and their auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP?

I have.

McKenna Quoted in American Banker re: Second-Lien Mortgages

I was quoted on May 2 in an article in American Banker by Alex Ulam entitled, “Why Second-Lien Loans Remain A Worry”. My quote focused on disclosures and transparency – for the loans and the reserves for losses. It’s a subject I’ve written about extensively.

Repurchase Risk (Put-Back) Getting Full Court Press At CNBC

John Carney at CNBC NetNet is talking a lot about repurchase risk. He’s tied it all together in a bow for us, mentions Citigroup and Bank of America, and has given me credit for having been on KPMG’s case for a while.

The Big 4 And Pending Litigation – Can They Fight The Law And Win?

In preparation for something else, I attempted to do a quick summary of the pending litigation against the Big 4.

It’s not easy.

Oh! How The Mighty Have Fallen – Update On Auditors And Their Banking Clients

Picture Source Back in November, I wrote about the imperial bankers and the impending doom and gloom that permeated the market. I warned that the CEOs and their Big 4 buddies should be nervous, too.   The Big 4 are now inextricably tied to their clients’ fortunes. Lawsuits are flying fast and furious as soon […]