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As new accounting standards emerge, companies should be vigilant about maintai

Execs should mind existing laws as new standards are introduced

Every organization needs to stay apprised of changing accounting standards, but some existing laws may be getting overlooked, according to a recent Every organization needs to stay apprised of changing accounting standards, but some existing laws may be...
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Australian Media company Fairfax Media Ltd. announced on Monday, June 18 that it plans to cut almost 20 percent of its existing staff as part of of a business restructuring.

Fairfax to cut almost 2,000 jobs over three years

Australian Media company Fairfax Media Ltd. announced on Monday, June 18 that it plans to cut almost 20 percent of its existing staff as part of of a business restructuring. The newspaper publisher will undergo the change in order to shore up its finances by...
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Nigeria is looking forward to IFRS standards, the country's Financial Reportin

Nigeria excited for IFRS implementation

The United States may be dragging its heels when it comes to adopting the International Financial Reporting Standards, but there's one country that's very excited about the new The United States may be dragging its heels when it comes to adopting the...
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Auditors in England are under increased scrutiny after a report found 10 perce

British auditors lax on companies, watchdog reports

More bad news for auditors in the United Kingdom: A new analysis has found that as many as 10 percent of audits from major firms like Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers are failing.   More bad news for auditors in the United Kingdom: A new analysis has...
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New Jersey added more net positions in May than it has in any other month in s

New Jersey's Robust May Payroll Growth Could Mean Increase In Finance Jobs

New Jersey added more net positions in May than it has in any other month in seven years, and this robust employment growth could coincide with the creation of finance jobs. The Garden State added 17,600 new positions in May, amid the opening of a new casino...
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Two agencies recently agreed on a new direction for lease accounting standards

Lease accounting update: New rules on the way

Recently, the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board convened in London to decide the direction of lease accounting. After years of discussion and negotiation, the agencies finally settled on preliminary rules...
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Top Five Mobile Risks Phone Users Should Lookout For

Top Five Mobile Risks Phone Users Should Lookout For

Many of those with executive jobs have begun adopting bring-your-own-device policies in the workplace. When employees are allowed to use their personally-owned smartphones and other technologies, they can be more productive, efficient and driven. It can also...
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The number of people filing claims for jobless benefits from the U.S. federal

U.S. Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Increase

The number of people filing claims for jobless benefits from the U.S. federal government unexpectedly rose during the week that ended on June 9, according to a report released by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on June 14. The increase in filings could be...
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An upcoming conference in Rio de Janeiro will focus on the role of accounting

Accounting's role in climate change is topic for Rio summit

An upcoming summit in Rio de Janeiro for members of the financial world will focus on the role of accounting in global warming - two different areas that are more closely linked than many are aware, according to City A.M. As governments around the world begin...
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Midsize Companies Failing to Capitalize on Social Media

Midsize Companies Failing to Capitalize on Social Media

A number of those who hold executive jobs realize the need for their company to have a presence on social media websites. This provides a cost-effective means of advertising, opens the doors to a larger pool of potential customers and can allow for easier...
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CFOs are taking a greater part in the strategic initiatives of their companies

CFOs More Likely To Be Strategic Resource To Company, Says Report

CFOs are taking a greater part in the strategic initiatives of their companies, according to a series of interviews that were held by consulting firm Ernst & Young LLP and contained in a report called "Views. Vision. Insights. The evolving role of...
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Major financial institution Bank of America Corp.'s CFO Bruce Thompson recentl

Bank Of America's Activity Slightly Lower In Q2, Says CFO

Major financial institution Bank of America Corp.'s CFO Bruce Thompson recently stated that activities of several of the company's businesses had declined slightly during the second quarter. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Financial Services Conference...
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Banks in England could soon see increased scrutiny from auditors.

UK watchdog wants more from bank auditors

Banks in the United Kingdom could be facing tighter audit regulations if one agency gets its way. Many of the country's auditing firms came under fire from members of Parliament during 2007-09, when banks requested massive bailouts after receiving...
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New Domain Names Expected Within Two Years

New Domain Names Expected Within Two Years

Those with executive jobs can often be found scouring the internet for the latest news in their respective industry. They are often familiar with common internet suffixes, including .com, .net, .gov and .org, among hundreds of others. However, these...
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FP&A Buyers Guide to Planning and Reporting Systems

Less painful budgeting and reporting; Rolling forecasts; Driver-based planning with scenario analysis: These are the types of benefits planning and reporting software vendors have been claiming for years. But if you’re considering replacing spreadsheets...
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