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  • Businesses Increasingly Buying Gunshot Detectors to Manage Potential Shooter Threats

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 19, 2019
    Businesses are reacting to news of workplace shootings not with metal detectors, which might alienate customers and employees, but rather with gunshot detectors, which previously were used primarily by the military to triangulate sniper locations. 
  • Study: Competition Mattering Less as Groups of Investors Increasingly Own Shares in Most Competing Companies

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 19, 2019
    While monopoly power and its deleterious effects on market competition are well known, a recent article in the Harvard Business Review says that these same hazards are starting to emerge in a different way as, increasingly, the same groups of investors have large ownership stakes in most of the major players in an industry. 
  • Regulatory Roundup - Feb. 12-19

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 19, 2019
    With so many regulators out there, it can be tough to keep track of all the decisions being made. This is the NYSSCPA’s regular series that collects relevant regulatory announcements from the past week, and puts them in one place to help you stay on top of the issues.
  • Treasury Department Defends Lower Refunds, Saying They Are Positive Sign

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 15, 2019
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, in response to reports that people were getting lower refunds than expected or even owing money when they usually get it back, said that this state of affairs should be seen as a positive thing, as it means people are not overpaying the government as much. 
  • FASB Proposal Outlines When Contract Liabilities in Business Combinations Are Recognized

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 15, 2019
    The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a proposed standards update that, if implemented, would guide when and how an entity recognizes contract liabilities it assumes in the wake of a business combination. 
  • J.P. Morgan Issues Its Own Cryptocurrency

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 14, 2019
    J.P. Morgan, as a way to facilitate easier payment transfers, has launched its own cryptocurrency, JPM Coin, making it the first major bank to do so. 
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Press Room

  • Call for Submissions: 2019 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Jan 11, 2019
    For more than 30 years, the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) has recognized the best business and financial reporting through its Excellence in Financial Journalism (EFJ) Awards.
  • Lilly Ledbetter to Speak During Women's Leadership Forum, Jan. 18

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Dec 6, 2018

    NEW YORK – (December 6, 2019) – Lilly Ledbetter, activist and plaintiff in the Supreme Court discrimination case against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. that led to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, will discuss transforming workplace culture during the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) Women’s Leadership Forum on Jan. 18, 2019. The forum will be held at Midtown Loft & Terrace, 267 Fifth Ave., in New York City, from 8:30 a.m.–5:15 p.m.



  • GreenWave Advisors Founder, Matt Karnes to Keynote Cannabis Conference, Dec. 11

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Nov 27, 2018
    NEW YORK – (Nov. 27, 2018) – Matthew Karnes, CPA, founder of Greenwave Advisors LLC, will discuss the state of the cannabis industry during the New York State Society of CPAs’ (NYSSCPA) Cannabis Conference on Dec. 11, at Convene, 730 Third Avenue, in New York City. During the conference, Karnes will share what’s to come in legislation, market growth and investments, as well as a five-year outlook on the future of the legalized cannabis industry.
  • New York Accountants to Hold Cannabis Conference Dec. 11

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Nov 20, 2018
    WHO: The New York State Society of CPAs’ (NYSSCPA) Cannabis Industry Committee is proud to present its first Cannabis Conference, which will offer exclusive insight into the ever-growing billion-dollar cannabis industry.
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