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NASBA hosts 2011 Regional Meetings

Omaha, Nebraska and Point Clear, Alabama served as the host cities to the 2011 NASBA Western and Eastern Regional Meetings, held June 8-10 and June 22-24, respectively. More than 250 attendees representing a total of 45 state boards and 15 partnering organizations participated in the meetings. Meeting attendees received a warm NASBA welcome by the…

Written on June 30, 2011 at 11:21 am, by

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Minutes of the 102nd Annual Business Meeting

November 03, 2010 NASBA held its 102nd Annual Business meeting in Phoenix, AZ, November 2009. This document outlines the business addressed during that meeting by way of providing meeting minutes. See Full Document:Minutes of the 102nd Annual Business Meeting 3Nov10

Written on November 3, 2010 at 6:22 pm, by

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President Costello Announces Retirement

State Board Report May 2010 NASBA President David A. Costello, CPA, has announced he plans to retire as of January 1, 2012. He told the NASBA Board of Directors at their meeting on April 23 that he actually plans to “re‐fire” rather than “retire.” In addition to serving as resident and CEO of NASBA since…

Written on May 16, 2010 at 8:00 pm, by

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Exam Contract Extension Signed

State Board Report March 2010 NASBA Chair Billy M. Atkinson and President David A. Costello signed an extension of the computer‐based testing (CBT) agreement for the Uniform CPA Examination on March 4 with AICPA Chairman Robert Harris, AICPA President Barry Melancon and Prometric representatives. The new agreement extends the AICPA’s development of the Examination through…

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FIAR Continues Regulators’ Dialogue

State Board Report October 2009 NASBA Chair David A. Costello called on the approximately 100 attendees at the second Forum for International Accounting Regulators to approach regulation in a positive manner: “Regulation should be positive; after all, it is done to protect the public interest. Regulation is now global as meltdowns affect everyone. So regulation…

Written on October 9, 2009 at 9:19 pm, by

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Accounting Today Names Nashville CEO Among Top 100 Most Influential In Accounting, 2009

NASHVILLE, TN (October 9, 2009) – David A. Costello, CPA, President of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) has been named as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People inAccounting” by Accounting Today Magazine. This year marks Costello’s twelfth year being nominated for the honor. In addition to serving as President…

Written on October 9, 2009 at 4:44 pm, by

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Costello Decries IFRS Process

State Board Report October 2009 NASBA is not opposed to global standards, but to the process through which they have been developed and presented, NASBA President David A. Costello explained recently to representatives of the Financial Accounting Foundation. He described five concerns about the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS): 1‐ The International Accounting Standards Board,…

Written on October 4, 2009 at 9:17 pm, by

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NASBA Board Approves NZICA MRA

State Board Report August 2009 A mutual recognition agreement with the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants was approved by the NASBA Board of Directors at their July 17 meeting in Avon, Colorado. This brings the total to six such agreements developed by the NASBA/AICPA International Qualifications Board (IQAB) and recommended to the State Boards…

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Response to Hearing of the House Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets 4/1/09

April 1, 2009 NASBA responds to the March 12 hearing of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government-Sponsored Entities and the specific bipartisan sentiments on fair value accounting expressed by members of the House of Representatives. NASBA believes the public interest is better served through a time-tested process which purports to…

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101st Annual Sees Road Less Traveled

State Board Report November 2008 “Great success comes when you take a different path – the path that has not been laid out yet,” President David A. Costello told the 101st NASBA Annual Meeting, held October 26‐29 in Boston. The meeting drew representatives from 52 state accountancy boards, including 132 delegates, 34 associates, 50 administrative…

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