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Now Andersen, Tomorrow Accenture, They’ve got a lot of Selling to do
In compliance with the August arbitrator’s report on the conflict between Arthur Andersen and Andersen Consulting, the consulting firm has announced its new

arthur andersen accenture  the long battle with Arthur Andersen was finally resolved (see our article: Implications and Attitudes As the Andersen's Split under the ICC Ruling: Consulting To Go for a Name Change ). AC has undergone major transformations over the past year, and its new name is intended to symbolize a new beginning. Developing a new name has been on the drawing board since well before the arbitrator's report was issued. AC's connection and confusion with Arthur Andersen (from which it essentially branched off in 1989)

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