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Gumbiner Savett Inc. congratulates the newly promoted staff members as of July 2020. The firm promoted Tara Wilson to Tax Principal, Vivian Cha to Tax Senior Manager, Kimberlie Shiao to Audit & Accounting Senior Manager, Suresh Narayanamoorthy to Tax Manager, Kathryn Hoppers to Tax Senior, and Yvette Zhu and Megan Jiang to Audit...
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IPA 100 firm Anchin Block & Anchin LLP of New York (FY19 net revenue of $109 million) has named Sharon Franklin as the firm’s first COO. Franklin brings three decades of experience in professional services leadership to this new role, having spent more than half that time leading firm-wide operations and transformation initiatives. She...
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Pratapkaran Paul and Co. is a multi-disciplinary firm, based out of Chennai, India, and deals primarily in matters of audit, taxation, and advisory. Since it’s inception in 1985, the firm manages a plethora of assignments for its varied client base that includes listed entities, small to medium-sized enterprises, firms, and high net worth...
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In the year, 2018, the most talked-about E-commerce deal in India took place wherein Walmart acquired a majority stake in Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart. As a part of the transaction, the US-based fund Tiger Global sold some of its holdings in Flipkart Private Limited (a company incorporated in Singapore) which was the parent of Flipkart India...
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BKR Asia Pacific Region’s Annual General Membership (AGM) Meeting was held yesterday, July 30, via Zoom. BKR Asia Pacific’s incumbent Chairman Marycris Oplas presented the accomplishments for 2019 while incoming Chairman Subir Dutta delivered his message for the member firms and hopes for a brighter year for APAC.  Aside from the  Board of...
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Leonard B. Rus, CPA, was named managing partner of Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates, P.A., a 125-person CPA, wealth advisory and technology consulting firm with offices in Maryland and Virginia. Rus steps into the role to replace David Goldner, who has served as Gross Mendelsohn’s managing partner since 2009. Rus has been with Gross Mendelsohn...
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In June 2020, Thayers Natural Remedies (“Thayers" or the “company"), completed the sale of the business to L'Oréal Paris (“L'Oréal”). Anchin’s Transaction Advisory Services Team (TAS) served as sell-side due diligence & accounting support advisor to Thayers in connection with the transaction.Thayers Natural Remedies is a US-based...
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Kevin P. Martin & Associates, P.C. (KPM), one of Massachusetts’ top accounting firms, is pleased to announce the promotion of Pascal Saccol, EC as a new partner at the firm. Mr. Saccol is based in the firm’s Braintree, MA office. “We are delighted that Pascal is joining the partner group and are excited he is bringing the same talent and...
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On Thursday, July 23, 2020 Nisivoccia LLP Principal, Mike Smith, CPA, presented on the Paycheck Protection Program to the Jefferson Township Chamber of...
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“To become the better me today than me yesterday”, this is Mr. Toh Kok Chung’s motto.  Mr. Toh was made a partner of Peter Chong & Co.  He joined the firm in July 2013.  He was promoted to the position of Senior Audit Manager in 2018 prior to being admitted as a Partner in April 2020.  “Toh is a determined and committed person....
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