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2010-01-19 12:26:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron T. Cook has joined the regional accounting and business consulting firm of Meaden & Moore as Senior Manager with the firm's Assurance Services Group. He will focus his practice primarily on the construction industry. Prior to joining Meaden & Moore, Mr. Cook worked for a national accounting firm as a Senior Manager in the assurance and financial advisory group. Mr. Cook has extensive experience managing audit and business advisory...

2010-01-15 13:49:00

SEC Requirements Take Effect June 2010 NEW YORK, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- To help public companies prepare for a Securities and Exchange Commission requirement that takes effect in five months, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is hosting a Jan. 27 webcast on submitting financial statements in eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL), an internet-based standard. "XBRL - Preparing for Phase II and Detailed Tagging" is designed for chief financial officers,...

2009-12-09 17:33:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants joined with 12 major accounting institutes around the world and The Prince of Wales Accounting for Sustainability Project in an open letter to political leaders attending the Copenhagen Convention on Climate Change. The letter calls for the development of universally accepted accounting standards that would provide relevant financial reporting information on climate change. "The AICPA...

2009-12-04 09:46:00

AICPA and CICA Update Guidelines in Light of Increase in Security Breaches NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to a spike in identity theft and increasing storage of personal information on portable devices, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants have expanded Generally Accepted Privacy Principles to include protocols for securing personal information. Nearly 10 million Americans are victims of...

2009-11-18 16:56:00

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau of Collection Recovery LLC announced that it has successfully completed a SAS 70 Type II Audit, a stringent auditing standard for service organizations. SAS 70 Type II was developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for service providers who wish to prove a high level of control effectiveness to independent auditors, and has become one of the most widely recognized auditing standards for service companies....

2009-11-16 07:30:00

CARMEL, Ind., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Conseco, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) announced that Thomas R. Kaehr is joining the company, effective November 30, as vice president of internal audit. He will report to Neal Schneider, chair of the Audit and Enterprise Risk Committee of the Board of Directors, and to Conseco CEO Jim Prieur. Kaehr joins Conseco from Security Benefit Corporation, where he served since 2005, most recently as vice president of finance, controller and treasurer. He also...

2009-09-14 12:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It doesn't matter if you are 35 or 75: If you have dependents, own property or a business, you need to figure inheritance and succession into your financial plans. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants offers direction in A Guide to Financial Decisions: Implementing an End-of-Life Plan, available free of charge. "The need for a guide like this was reinforced during my own personal circumstances involving my parents' passing,"...

2009-05-20 16:10:00

NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants announced today its AICPA Media Solutions Team has been named a finalist by the Media Industry Newsletter (MIN) for the category of Sales Executive of the Year. "It's a tremendous honor to be nominated for Sales Team of the Year. It highlights our commitment to top-notch customer service, our tireless search for innovative products and solutions and the strength of our relationships and...

2009-05-14 14:22:00

CPAs Continue to Prepare for IFRS as SEC Reviews "Roadmap" NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. accounting profession recognizes a need to acquire knowledge of international accounting standards even as the Securities and Exchange Commission revisits plans for adoption, according to a recent survey conducted by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Asked to rate the level of familiarity with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) they think they...

2009-04-30 09:28:00

Audit Partner Ian Benjamin Named EBP Practice Leader NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- RSM McGladrey, Inc. and McGladrey & Pullen, LLP announced today a major expansion in the visibility of the Employee Benefits Plan (EBP) practice in their New York office. The expansion will be led by Ian Benjamin, an audit partner with extensive experience in the EBP sector. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080305/AQW023LOGO) "Companies are paying more attention than ever to their...