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    Whistleblower Rules under Dodd Frank Act

    Article ...and Commodities Futures Trading Commission to implement rules to pay cash awards of up to 30% in settlements over $1 million to whistleblowers who voluntarily provide original information about violations of the Securities laws and Commodity Exchange Act
    Published on February 05, 2013

    NCSL Article Patent Trolls Hefty Tolls

    Article An article from the National Conference on State Legislatures describes how lawmakers are targeting shell companies that threaten small businesses with bogus claims of patent violations
    Published on January 15, 2015

    AICPA-Endorsed Amendment to Whistleblower Bill Approved

    Newsletter The AICPA and state CPA societies successfully urged members of the House Capital Markets Subcommittee to approve an amendment to a bill that would protect investors by strengthening the whistleblower program established under the Dodd-Frank Act.
    Published on January 09, 2012

    Potts v. SEC

    Legal Brief Brief of amicus curiae for the AICPA in support of the petition of Robert D. Potts. The SEC sanctioned Potts for ""improper professional conduct"" in performing duties as a concurring reviewer during an audit of certain financial statements in 1988 and 1989.
    Published on September 21, 2006

    T. Jeffrey Simpson and California State Teachers Retirement System v. Homestore.Com, Inc.

    Legal Brief The Supreme Court’s decision in Central Bank holding that there is no private right of action for aiding and abetting a violation of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. § 78j(b) and Rule 10b-5 thereunder, 17 C.F.R. § 240.10b-5...
    Published on December 20, 2004

    AICPA Opposes Potential Change in DOL Fiduciary Rule for Appraisers of Employee Stock Ownership Plans

    Newsletter The CPA Advocate: July, 2013. The AICPA continues to advocate on behalf of CPA appraisers to be excluded from any rule proposal that would define them as fiduciaries under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).
    Published on July 18, 2013

    Economic Issues Top Congressional Agenda CPA Issues in Mix

    Newsletter The CPA Advocate: September, 2011.  The Congressional agenda for the remainder of 2011 include issues supported by the AICPA.
    Published on September 08, 2011

    AICPA Comments on Proposed Section 987 Foreign Currency Transaction Regs

    Comment Letter These AICPA comments to IRS discuss various suggestions regarding the 2006 proposed regulations on section 987 foreign currency transactions.
    Published on October 05, 2012

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