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PANEL: Education Issues

Karen F. Turner, CPA, Ph.D., ModeratorBilly M. Atkinson, CPA, ModeratorPanelists: Mary E. Barth, CPA, Ph.D.John A. Elliott, CPA, Ph.D.Kevin D. Stocks, CPA, Ph.D. Panelists will address the following issues and encourage questions from the audience: The 150-hour curriculum How the program is structured in different schools Courses required by school Courses required by state Link…

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BRP Continues Debate

State Board Report October 2010 While the AICPA/FAF/NASBA Blue Ribbon Panel (BRP) on Private Company Standard Setting members have agreed that more attention needs to be paid to private companies’ problems with financial reporting standards, the 18‐member body has not yet resolved how this should be accomplished. At the conclusion of the October 8, 2010…

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BRP Constructing Models

State Board Report August 2010 We want to avoid differential standards, NASBA Chair Billy Atkinson told the Blue Ribbon Panel (BRP) on Standard Setting for Private Companies at their third meeting on July 19, 2010, held in Chicago. Having discussed with the NASBA Ethics and Strategic Professional Issues Committee, Regulatory Response Committee and other concerned…

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Panelists Ponder Users’ Needs

State Board Report June 2010 Financial report users, preparers, standard setters and others spoke out at the May 14 meeting of the AICPA/FAF/NASBA Blue Ribbon Panel (BRP) on Standard‐ Setting for Private Companies. Financial Accounting Foundation President Terri Polley observed, “I think this group was formed to explore the needs of users – and what…

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Panel Begins Standards Discussion

State Board Report May 2010 The need for private company accounting standards has been an issue for many years, Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) President Teresa Polley observed as the AICPA/FAF/NASBA Blue Ribbon Panel on Standard Setting for Private Companies (BRP) kicked off their discussions on April 12 in New York City. “A confluence of events,”…

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Joint Panel on Private Company Standards

State Board Report January 2010 NASBA has joined with the Financial Accounting Foundation and the American Institute of CPAs to form a panel addressing how US accounting standards can best meet the needs of users of private company financial statements. Rick Anderson, member of the FAF Board of Trustees and chairman of Moss Adams, LLP,…

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120/150 Panel Raises Questions

State Board Report July 2008 Panelists at the 2008 Eastern and the Western Regional Meetings debated the merits of requiring 120 semester credit hours to take the Uniform CPA Examination or requiring 150 hours to take it. The panels, moderated by NASBA Chief Relations Officer Alfonzo Alexander, did not question the value of the 150‐hour education…

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Panel Weighs Education Rules

State Board Report May 2007 Flexibility in accounting curriculum was the main recommendation of the panelists who met with NASBA’s Education Committee to discuss the Uniform Accountancy Act’s model education rules framework on April 30 in Dallas. Some 80 educators, regulators and representatives of other groups interested in accounting education participated in the meeting. The NASBA…

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