Prof. Dennis R. Beresford
March 2004: Accountant and financial executive.http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A34526-2004Mar29.html
June 2011: '“That’s a perfectly legitimate way for companies to look at these things economically,” said Dennis R. Beresford, an accounting professor at the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. “The real question is, is that going to happen?”'http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2011/06/17/abracadabra-for-internet-start-ups-magic-trumps-math/
Role Name Type Last Updated Organization Executive (past or present) Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Organization Mar 31, 2004
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Jun 17, 2011 Abracadabra! Magic Trumps Math at Web Start-Ups
QUOTE: The use of such metrics has come with a meteoric rise in valuations for companies like Groupon, LinkedIn and Facebook that has invited skepticism from analysts and people in the industry. They are questioning whether some business models — be they a social network aimed at professionals or a maker of online farm games — can endure.
New York Times Aug 27, 2004 Accounting Board Finds Violations: Inspections of Big Four Firms' Audits Reveal Poor Recordkeeping
QUOTE: Initial reviews of the nation's largest accounting firms have turned up numerous rule violations and shoddy recordkeeping practices, as regulators embarked on a new effort to regularly examine auditors' work.
Washington Post Jun 25, 2004 Board Finds Problems in Audit Firms: Accountability Issues Remain at Big Four
QUOTE: ...significant problems at the nation's four biggest audit firms continue as they struggle "to regain credibility after confidence-rattling financial scandals over the past three years".
Washington Post Mar 30, 2004 House Opposition To Expensing of Options Increases
QUOTE: ...a House bill that would block a new rule by the Financial Accounting Standards Board to count options as an expense has picked up key support from the Republican and Democratic leadership.
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