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Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) Sixth Edition

August 2011 We are pleased to announce that the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA), Sixth Edition, August 2011, is now available. As you may recall, in December 2010, the UAA exposure draft was released for comment by the AICPA/NASBA UAA Committee. The comment period ended June 1, 2011 with additional comments being received at the June…

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The Momentum is Amazing

A total of 34 states are now participating in the ALD, with more expected to join shortly. Our goal is to have 40 states (if not more) participating by the end of 2011. With the increased interest, this goal is sure to be met. Of the 34 states currently participating in the ALD, 24 states…

Written on June 27, 2011 at 3:03 pm, by

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Center for Public Company Audit Firms (CPCAF) Outline of Peer Review Program (PRP) Background and Oversight Procedures

CPCAF enrollment: 800 – 900 firms approx 500 are registered with & inspected by PCAOB, remainder are voluntary participants in the Center 8 firms have over 100 issuer clients 40 firms have over 200 professional staff 23 firms have over 400 professional staff The CPCAF Peer Review Program consists of firm-on-firm reviews of the non-SEC…

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NASBA Meets with the Crown Prince of United Arab Emirates and the Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority

ABU DHABI (March 15, 2011) — His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces received at the Al-Bahar Palace today, Vice President of the U.S. National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) Ken Bishop. Bishop was accompanied by Riad Abdel…

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NASBA, AICPA and Prometric Visit United Arab Emirates

NASHVILLE, TN (March 10, 2011) — Ken L. Bishop, Executive Vice President and COO, in partnership with AICPA, Prometric and the Abu Dhabi Accounting Authority (ADAA) will meet with regulators from the United Arab Emirates and surrounding countries of the gulf region, as well as, international review course providers, members of academia from the region,international…

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August Set for U.S. Uniform CPA Examination International Administration

NEW YORK, NY (March 1, 2011) – The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, and Prometric announced the international administration of the Uniform CPA Examination will be offered during the month of August in Japan, Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates. FAQs regarding International Testing. See…

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Blue-Ribbon Panel Addressing Standards for Private Companies Submits Report of Recommendations to Financial Accounting Foundation

NORWALK, CT (January 2011) – The blue-ribbon panel addressing how U.S. accounting standards can best meet the needs of users of private company financial statements has issued a report of its recommendations to the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees. The report calls for fundamental changes to the system of standard setting including the…

Written on January 26, 2011 at 4:11 pm, by

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AICPA, NASBA, & Prometric Launch CBT-e

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 5, 2011) – The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, and Prometric today launched the new Uniform CPA Examination, called CBT-e, which includes for the first time questions on International Financial Reporting Standards among other sweeping and significant changes. See Full Press Release:CBT-e Launch

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The Next Step for the ALD…Public

Based on feedback received from state boards, the ALD is regarded as a valuable tool when determining if an individual and/or firm is licensed and in good standing. In fact, with continued use, state boards are discovering that the ALD is a positive asset when performing daily tasks. For example, California is planning for their…

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NASBA Elects New Board Members at Annual Meeting

NASHVILLE, TN (November 19, 2009) — The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) elected a new slate of board members at its 102nd Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, November 1-4, 2009. Billy M. Atkinson, CPA, of Houston, Texas, acceded to the position of Chair for 2009-2010. Atkinson previously served as vice chair and…

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