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PCAOB report: Fewer independence violations, but audit deficiencies remain high in broker-dealer audits

By Amanda Maine, J.D. The PCAOB’s report on its 2017 inspections of auditors of brokers and dealers reveals that while staff found fewer independence violations, the overall number of audit deficiencies remained high. According to the PCAOB, the collective efforts … Continue reading

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IJs Slam Sessions for Undermining Judicial Independence

From Huffington Post: In an uncharacteristically public move, the union representing immigration judges on Wednesday strongly criticized the Attorney General Jeff Sessions-led Department of Justice for interfering with the courts’ independence. The National Association of Immigration Judges alleges that Trump… … Continue reading

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On July 4, How Taxes, Tariffs & Tea Led To American Independence

US flags are seen near the Mall in front of the US Capitol in Washington, DC on July 3, 2018, a day ahead of the Independence Day holiday. Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images On July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, … Continue reading

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Declaration of Independence

On this July 4th, we feature some excerpts from the United States Declaration of Independence. All Men are Created Equal The most well-known sentence from the Declaration isn’t as self-evident as many of us would like to believe: We hold … Continue reading

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