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My guest post at re:The Auditors on accounting for the Olympus fraud

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Francine McKenna asked me to combine my short comments on the Olympus fraud into a guest post on her blog.

I’m quite happy to announce my revised, expanded, and edited discussion is available. You can read the full thing at How Do You Hide A Multibillion Dollar Loss? Accounting For The Olympus Fraud

Many thanks to Francine for the wonderful opportunity to speak to a big audience.

Written by Jim Ulvog

January 2, 2012, 10:56 am at 10:56 am

Posted in Accounting, Audits, Fraud

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  1. […] One panel of investigators appointed by Olympus pointed fingers at the external auditors. I discussed this report in my guest post at re: The Auditors. […]

  2. […] I’ve discussed how to hide $1.5B (yes billion) of unrealized losses in a series of posts, starting here. My guest post at Re: The Auditors is here. […]


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