Tag Archives: July 2009

Significance of Firm Names Discussed

State Board Report July 2009 The significance of accounting firm names (as recently brought up by the firms of Crowe Horwath and Virchow, Krause & Co., several recent court decisions and a draft non‐authoritative white paper by the AICPA/NASBA Firm Name Study Group) was the topic of Regional Meeting breakout sessions co‐moderated by Study Group…

Written on July 12, 2009 at 9:14 pm, by

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Student Panelists Eager to Practice

State Board Report July 2009 The eight students who addressed NASBA’s 2009 Regional Meetings were all looking forward to entering public practice, not afraid of putting in long hours and drawn to firms that said they were concerned about their staff’s work/life balance. Panel moderators Education Committee Chair Melanie Thompson (TX), Education Committee Member Penelope…

Written on July 10, 2009 at 9:17 pm, by

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Nominating Committee Announces Slate

State Board Report July 2009 On June 19 the NASBA Nominating Committee met in Indianapolis, IN, and selected the following individuals as their nominees for Directors‐at‐Large and Regional Directors, as reported by Nominating Committee Chair Samuel K. Cotterell: Directors‐at‐Large (three‐year terms) Walter C. Davenport (Associate – NC)Mark P. Harris (Delegate – LA)Carlos E. Johnson (Delegate…

Written on July 6, 2009 at 9:23 pm, by

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Meetings Ponder IFRS Adoption

State Board Report July 2009 Although that states’ CPAs are already using International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for the US subsidiaries of foreign companies, Strategic Initiatives Committee Chair Gaylen Hansen still told the 2009 Regional Meetings that he believes the Securities and Exchange Commission’s “Roadmap” to the adoption of IFRS is “at a bit of a…

Written on July 5, 2009 at 9:19 pm, by

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1,000,000th Exam Launched in July

State Board Report July 2009 Since the computer‐based test’s (CBT) launch in April 2004, the number of examinees has been increasing, with over 85,000 having taken the Uniform CPA Examination in 2008, which is more than the estimated number who tested in the last pre‐CBT year, representatives of the AICPA’s Board of Examiners told the Regional…

Written on July 3, 2009 at 9:26 pm, by

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