Arthur Andersen


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Arthur Andersen

An accounting company once regarded as one of the finest in the world. It surrendered its license to operate as a certified public accountant in the wake of the Enron scandal in 2002. It has ceased most of its operations. See also: Big Five.
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The difficulty for Andersen Consulting is that Arthur Andersen has more partners in Andersen Worldwide (about 1,700 compared to Andersen Consulting's 1,100, according to 1998 figures) making it virtually impossible for Andersen Consulting to gain its autonomy without recourse to legal action.
McCormick was the partner in charge of the Southeast state and local tax practice at KPMG and Arthur Andersen.
The strong support we have received from companies, including Arthur Andersen, is reflective of the willingness of our community to support those in greater need.
The newly formed UK unit, Arthur Andersen Digital Solutions, will combine the advantages of a 'pure-play' eBusiness consultancy with the strengths of one of the world's largest consultancies.
By creating situations that help our people make the most of their talents and their aspirations, we've made Arthur Andersen a great place to work.
Arthur Andersen did not breach its obligations to Andersen Consulting;
New York - Arthur Andersen today said it has been notified that an arbitrator for The International Chamber of Commerce has ruled as follows:
Deloitte & Touche has informed McLeodUSA that they have a different interpretation than Arthur Andersen with respect to accounting standards applicable to revenue recognition on certain Indefeasible Rights of Use ("IRU") transactions completed by McLeodUSA during 2001.
Boulton, 41, who has served for the past three years on the Arthur Andersen global leadership team as managing partner - strategy and planning, will be responsible for the leadership and development of the firm's business consulting practice with particular focus on the firm's eBusiness solutions.
His career with Arthur Andersen spanned 23 years, including positions as Managing Partner of the Kansas City, MO and Omaha, NE offices.
Arthur Andersen today announced that Siebel eBusiness 2000, a comprehensive family of eBusiness applications software, will play a key role in its customer solutions offerings to clients worldwide.