My Forbes column today is about the Chinese reverse merger market and recent reports of potential frauds – plural. I waited for the inevitable case that implicated a Big 4 audit firm. When it came I got two for the price of one and a bonus – a great new research paper from the PCAOB on the Chinese reverse merger phenomenon.
“A law by itself does not bring benefits. Measure the benefits of the moral and ethical behaviors the law promotes and requires, instead.”
While I was in New York last week for the FEI Current Financial Reporting Issues conference, I taped a spot for The Street.com on the November 18th GM IPO. I was against the GM bailout. I’m embarrassed by how the administration has manipulated this “resurrection” of GM.