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    Portable Device Security — Protect Your Client’s Secrets
    by James Bourke, CPA.CITP
    As more portable devices allow CPAs to have 24/7 access to client information, many firms are now looking to protect private and sensitive data that may be stored on them.

    Jean-Luc Bourdon Reduce Your Investments in WIP and AR in Less Than 45 Days
    by Troy Waugh, CPA
    With nine easy strategies.
    Test Your Knowledge of International Standards Test Your Knowledge of International Standards
    IFRS is coming to the CPA exam in 2011. Try these sample questions.

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    AICPA Advocacy Successful; Senate Passes Financial Regulatory Reform Legislation
    AICPA advocacy efforts were successful in helping derail an amendment that would have broadened civil aiding and abetting liability to secondary parties for a securities violation; having a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau not duplicate regulation of CPAs regarding the financial advice and counsel they provide; and preserving independent, private-sector accounting standard setting (PDF).

    Accounting & Finance Garner Top 5 Spot As Jobs in Most Demand in 2010 in Latest Manpower Survey

    RSM McGladrey Survey Shows Private Equity Executives Confident About Portfolio Company Performance

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    Free Web Seminar: A Look Back at the 2009 Tax Season — Survey Results and Best Practices From Firms that Made the Transition to a Paperless Tax Workflow
    May 26, 2010, 2 - 3 pm ET.  A recent survey asked tax professionals to reveal what technology solutions they used as part of their tax workflow process this tax season and how it benefited their firm. Brought to you by the AICPA Trusted Business AdvisorSM Solutions program, please join us for this informative web seminar. Register Now

    Applying A-133 to Nonprofit and Governmental Organizations
    Become more efficient and effective at planning and performing audits in accordance with the requirements of Circular A-133 and the Single Audit Act Amendments. Earn up to 24 CPE Credits.

    Compilation and Review Engagements Guide
    The Guide features information on implementing SSARS No. 19, Compilation and Review Engagements, including illustrative engagement and representation letters, sample compilation and review reports, detailed illustrations and case studies.

    Auditing Revenue in Certain Industries — AICPA Audit Guide
    This guide summarizes new standards, guidance and practices, and delivers "how-to" advice for handling audit and accounting issues related to revenue recognition, focusing on the computer software and high-technology manufacturing industries and related financial statement considerations.

    AICPA's Guide to Business Combinations, Goodwill and Other Consolidation Issues
    Learn how FASB ASC 805, Business Combinations (SFAS No. 141R) and FASB ASC 810, Consolidation (SFAS No. 160) have changed the rules for business combinations and accounting for noncontrolling interests. Earn 8 CPE credits.

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    Applying FIN 48 and SFAS No. 109 
     
    In this video clip, Bobby J. Carmichael, Ed.D., CPA, discusses FIN 48 with Scott F. Guertin, CPA and SFAS No. 109 with William I. Eskin, CPA, Scott F. Guertin, CPA; and Linda A. Paradis, CPA.

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