Karl Fassnacht

Karl Fassnacht
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    1325 Steinberg Hall - Dietrich Hall
    3620 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Senior finance and accounting professional with decades of experience in regional and well as large global accounting firms. Client experiences include financial services (banking, broker-dealer, investment advisory, hedge funds, REITs), manufacturing (packaging, equipment, pharmaceutical), technology and distribution. Areas of expertise include SEC financial reporting; accounting research; audit and internal control issues; understanding complex SEC and FASB accounting and reporting rules and presenting them to audiences of varying experiences.

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What Science Says About Quitting While You’re Ahead

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Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/02/16
The White House Budget: What’s the Reality?

White House budgets usually amount to nothing more than "vision statements" -- and the latest one suffers from undue optimism about economic growth and a troubling expansion of the deficit, experts say.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/02/16
Why What You Say Reveals More Than You Think

Research presented at a recent Wharton conference shows how word choice can have deep implications for individuals, business and society.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/02/16