A UT alumna has been honored for her outstanding performance on the CPA exam. Margaret Sharp, of Knoxville, has received the prestigious 2013 American Institute of CPAs Elijah Watt Sells Award. Only fifty-five individuals out of 94,154 test takers, or .05 percent, received this distinction.
Joe Carcello News
United States Treasury officials have invited accounting professor Joe Carcello to join a conversation tomorrow about how best to implement the Jumpstart Our Business Startups, or JOBS Act. Carcello will participate in a roundtable discussion with senior officials from the Treasury and the National Economic Council.
A UT Knoxville accounting professor testified before US Congress last week about regulatory initiatives being considered by several federal agencies and corporations. Joseph Carcello appeared before the Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises subcommittee of the Financial Services Committee in the United States House of Representatives.
A study by two College of Business Administration accounting professors at UT Knoxville shows that corporate financial fraud doesn’t pay. Professors Joe Carcello and Terry Neal were part of a team that conducted a 10-year study that examined 347 alleged fraud cases investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
A panel of business and legal experts from UT Knoxville will discuss the current economic crisis at a program on March 24. Free and open to the public, the event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker will be on the UT campus to talk to graduate students and industry leaders about the 2008 financial crisis and his involvement in helping draft the Senate’s version of regulatory reform legislation. Corker will present “A Discussion on Financial Regulatory Reform” at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15 in the James A. Haslam II Business Building Room 402.