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The growth of Arthur Andersen & Co., 1928-1973

Leonard Spacek

The growth of Arthur Andersen & Co., 1928-1973

an oral history

by Leonard Spacek

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Arthur Andersen & Co. -- History.,
    • Accounting firms -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeonard Spacek.
      SeriesAccounting history and thought, The Academy of Accounting Historians classics series, Classics series (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5616.U7 A787 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination349 p. ;
      Number of Pages349
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2226450M
      ISBN 100824061470
      LC Control Number89071407
      OCLC/WorldCa20823420

        The former head of one-time Big Five auditing firm Arthur Andersen LLP's Enron accounting team has settled civil charges that he recklessly failed to recognize that the risky yet lucrative client. This paper describes the professional ethical context behind the failure of Arthur Andersen’s audit of Enron. It is argued that the evolution of extreme industrial concentration in the accounting profession, and the subsequent unrestrained diversification of the “Big Five” accounting firms were the sources of multiple conflicts of interest that were unresolved by the time of the Enron.

        The study complements the work of Carnegie and Napier [], which focused on how professional accountants and their firms and organizations were portrayed in books about Enron and Arthur Andersen that were published during the period to Arthur Andersen & Co., Arthur Andersen & Co. (Switzerland), and Arthur Andersen & Co., S.A., F.2d , 2d Cir. () Author Scribd Government Docs HOUSE HEARING, TH CONGRESS - THE LONG AND SHORT OF HEDGE FUNDS: EFFECTS OF STRATEGIES FOR MANAGING MARKET RISK.

      Andersen Business Audit Services Limited is one of Cyprus’ most respected audit firms, providing services of the highest quality. We provide a full range of services, all tailored to your needs, and are committed to helping your business reach its true potential. We particularly specialize in the Russian market. Spacek worked at Arthur Andersen beginning in and became a partner in after the death of Arthur Andersen. He was chief executive beginning in and served as chairman of the partnership from until he retired in This is a biography and history of the firm as seen through his tenure at the firm.


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Biography. Arthur Edward Andersen was born in Plano, Illinois, to parents Johan Wilhelm (John William) Andersen and Marie (Mary) Catinka Andersen (née Aabye), who had immigrated to the United States from Drammen, Norway in ; his mother.

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