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Illegal Immigrant Gets CA Law License

State Board Report January 2014 Thanks to a California law which went into effect on January 1, 2014, Sergio Garcia, an illegal immigrant, was granted a law license by the California Supreme Court on January 2. The Court unanimously ruled that, “There is no state law or state public policy that would justify precluding undocumented…

HI Requires Peer Review of HI Attest Work

State Board Report May 2010 Overriding the veto of Governor Linda Lingle, the Hawaii legislature on April 30 passed a mandatory peer review law which requires “a peer review every three years on the firm’s Hawaii attest work” for “every firm, including the Hawaii offices and Hawaii engagements of foreign or multistate firms.” Although the…

Education and Licensure Requirements for CPAs Draft Paper – November 2008

November 2008 Adoption of the 150-hour requirement was not done in haste. The quest for the 150-hour education requirement goes back to the time when NASBA was called the Association of CPA Examiners and the American Institute of Accountants (AIA) was still not a part of the AICPA. The requirement was brought about by many…

120/150 Hour Draft Paper – October 2008

October 2008 Adoption of the 150-hour requirement was not done in haste. The quest for the 150-hour education requirement goes back to the time when NASBA was called the Association of CPA Examiners and the American Institute of Accountants (AIA) was still not a part of the AICPA. The requirement was brought about by many…

120/150 Hours Draft- July 2008

July 2008 Adoption of the 150-hour requirement was not done in haste. The quest for the 150-hour education requirement goes back to the time when NASBA was called the Association of CPA Examiners and the American Institute of Accountants (AIA) was still not a part of the AICPA. The requirement was brought about by many…

120/150 Hours Draft – June 2008

June 2008 Adoption of the 150-hour requirement was not done in haste. The quest for the 150-hour education requirement goes back to the time when NASBA was called the Association of CPA Examiners and the American Institute of Accountants (AIA) was still not a part of the AICPA. The requirement was brought about by many…

2009 Regional – Arizona Closes the Case

December 4, 2000 The Board filed a Notice of Hearing and Public Complaint against Arthur Andersen, LLP, CPA Jay Steven Ozer, and other s regarding services they provided to the Baptist Foundation of Arizona. The Board and Respondent have agreed to a full and final settlement of the matters alleged in the December 4, 2000…