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  • Study: Internal Control Audits Matter to Investors

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Dec 18, 2018
    A recent study has found that investors genuinely do care about internal control audits under Section 404(b) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, as companies that make use of a rule to opt out of them tend to be viewed less favorably by the market. 
  • U.K. Government Reports Slam Regulators' Cozy Relationship with Big Four, Calls for New Regulator With More Power

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Dec 18, 2018
    In the wake of a series of high-profile accounting scandals, a pair of U.K. government reports released yesterday condemned an overly cozy relationship between the Financial Reporting Council, and the United Kingdom's Big Four branches, and called for a new, more powerful, body to be established in its place. 
  • PCAOB Taps Deloitte Partner to be New Chief Auditor

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Dec 17, 2018
    The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has named Megan Zietsman, a Deloitte partner, as its new chief auditor. 
  • U.S. Cheese Stockpiles Near Crisis Levels as Trade Tensions Cut Exports

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Dec 17, 2018
    The U.S. is sitting on about 1.4 billion pounds of excess cheese that can't be sold, the biggest stockpile ever recorded in the nation's history. 
  • Regulatory Roundup: Dec. 11-17

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Dec 17, 2018

    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.

  • Acclaimed Champion of Equal Employment Rights for Women to Speak at Women’s Leadership Forum in January

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Dec 14, 2018

    Lilly Ledbetter, who will present a speech on transforming workplace culture at the NYSSCPA’s Women’s Leadership Forum on Jan. 18, 2019, made headlines when she took her employer, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, to court over years of pay discrimination. While the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against her, holding that her claim was time-barred, the aftermath prompted the passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law in 2009. She took the time to talk to The Trusted Professional about the current state of affairs for professional women, as well as their ongoing challenges.

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  • 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.
  • Jan C. Herringer Elected President of NY’s Largest CPA Group

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Jun 14, 2018
    NEW YORK – (June 14, 2018) – Jan C. Herringer, CPA, partner at BDO USA, LLP, one of the largest accounting and advisory firms, began her one-year term as president of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) on June 1.
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