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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It should be noted that this language would apply to an instance, as occurred in the Arthur Andersen case, where documents are destroyed before a subpoena is issued, but after officials are aware an investigation is underway and are anticipating a subpoena.
'The administrative receivers intend to continue trading with a view to the sale of the business and its assets as a going concern,' said a spokesman for Arthur Andersen.
The evidence in the case, the court observed, was subject to competing interpretations, and the lower court did not clearly err in finding that Adlman had not established that he was seeking the advice of Arthur Andersen to facilitate his rendition of legal services.
Doug Williams, senior vice president of finance and accounting noted, "Wells has enjoyed a long-standing professional relationship with Arthur Andersen since it became the firm's auditor in 1995.
A source close to Finelist said a report by Arthur Andersen, the accountants for AutoDistribution, conformed to historic Price Waterhouse Cooper figures.
Pencil Pushers, CLR/Fast Tax and Arthur Andersen have announced that they will have a full-blown Windows versions for the 1995 season, although Arthur Andersen will be limiting its distribution.
Since my discussion with these three tax professionals ended with a series of questions, it is only fitting that we turn our attention to the questionnaire submitted to Arthur Andersen & Co.
It's common knowledge that thousands of former Arthur Andersen professionals have been recruited by rival firms in recent months as the once-mighty Andersen breaks apart.
In the wake of the Enron/ Arthur Andersen scandal, Washington policy makers are pursuing reforms that would affect how records and information managers do their jobs in the future.
As of last Thursday, things were not looking good for the accounting firm Arthur Andersen. The firm was facing indictment in the Enron scandal, its clients were reportedly defecting en masse, and two of its major prospective buyers, Ernst & Young and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, withdrew-from the negotiations.
According to a table published today by trade publicationAcountancy Age the growth rate among the top five, Price Waterhouse Coopers, KPMG, Ernst & Young, Deloitte & Touche and Arthur Andersen, averages 18.3 per cent.
Arthur Andersen LLP was accused of engaging in the unauthorized practice of law.