Jen: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneurs Playbook. I’m Jen Lemanski and I’m back again with Chip Schweiger, one of our audit directors and a member of our PKF Texas SEC team. Chip, welcome back to the Playbook.

Chip: Thanks, Jen. Good to be back.

Jen: So I’ve heard a little bit in the news about FCPA. What is it and how does it affect public companies?

Chip: Sure so FCPA, also known as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, was actually a law that was enacted in 1977 and it generally prohibits the payment of bribes to foreign officials to gain business. It includes, not only the officers and the agents of that company, but also the company themselves.
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We tried something new for the Desk Buddies video series! Who are the faces of PKF Texas starring in this next video?

Meet Bailey and Obum – audit interns for the Winter, who have only known each other a short time during their internship. We sat them together and tested how well they knew each other with our usual white boards questionnaire and a bonus lightning round! Find out how they did in our latest video!
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We’re wrapping Season 1 of Desk Buddies with an outtakes video! Catch all the #FacesOfPKFTexas again in this compilation video:

It’s been fun getting to meet and know each of our team members, sharing in the laughs and good times. If you haven’t already, watch all four episodes of Desk Buddies of Season 1

Continue watching Desk Buddies with the launch of the fourth episode! Who are the faces of PKF Texas starring in this next video?

We asked Eva, Jola, Brielle, Jennifer, Richard and Jake these questions:

  • Who is the better chef?
  • Who types the fastest?
  • Who is more competitive?

Check out the video on our website

Who’s ready for episode 3 of Desk Buddies? The next episode is live so you can continue getting to know the faces of PKF Texas!

This video stars Gloria, Megan, Bryant, Ali, Ryan and Aditi, and we asked them these questions to test their knowledge of each other:

  • Who has better fashion sense?
  • Who

The Houston Business Journal recently published an article written by PKF Texas Audit Senior Manager and the face of the not-for-profit team, Nicole Riley, CPA, CFE, about the new Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) guidance.

Titled “Under new FASB guidelines do nonprofits receive contributions from governments?,” Nicole discusses how the new guidance affects governmental

The next episode of Desk Buddies has launched! Continue getting to know our team members as we test their knowledge about each other.

  • Who is better with a calculator?
  • Who is a better driver?
  • Who is more extroverted?
  • Who is more likely to crack jokes?

Find out in Episode 2, starring Ben, Austin, Becky,

We are excited to announce the official launch of a new video series, featuring the many faces of PKF Texas – Desk Buddies.

What is Desk Buddies about? The basic premise: we paired team members together from each department who sit and work together, and we tested how well they know each other.

It’s Fraud Week, everyone!

For the week of November 11 – 17, supporters around the globe are promoting anti-fraud awareness and education to minimize the impact of fraud.

There’s a lot of information and resources out there, but what is imperative to know about fraud, how to detect it and what to do if there

The Leading Edge Alliance (LEA Global) has officially launched its third annual National Manufacturing Outlook Survey! This year, LBMC is distributing the survey, along with PKF Texas, the Greater Houston Manufacturers Association, Economic Alliance Houston Port Region, BioHouston and many more partners.

The survey is conducted in association with leading accounting firms across the country,