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SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

BofA's mortgage-bond issue results in $17B settlement

8/21/2014

  • Reuters
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Bank of America is poised to pay almost $17 billion to settle Justice Department concerns about mortgage bonds that the bank sold before the financial crisis. The deal could be announced as soon as to… Read More

InfoTech Update

CPA IT news and information

InfoTech Update

Published in partnership with: AICPA Information Technology

Russian hackers steal 1.2B identities, 500M e-mail addresses

8/5/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Some 1.2 billion usernames and passwords, as well as 500 million e-mail addresses, have been stolen by a Russian hacker gang, according to Hold Security. The targets range from small websites to large… Read More

BusIndNews

Accounting and finance news for business, industry and government

BusIndNews

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

How management accountants can promote ethics

8/18/2014

  • AICPA Insights

Arleen Thomas, CPA, CGMA, the AICPA's senior vice president of management accounting and global markets, discusses management accountants' role in promoting ethics at their organizations. "Every day, … Read More

CPA Letter Daily

The latest CPA news

CPA Letter Daily

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

401(k) brokerage windows face Labor Department scrutiny

8/20/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

The U.S. Department of Labor is asking the financial industry for information on what is offered by 401(k) brokerage windows and what is disclosed to participants. Brokerage windows provide access to … Read More

Financial Planning Digest

The latest news for CPA personal financial planners

Financial Planning Digest

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

How to deal with cloud computing outages

8/21/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

Employing the resources of the cloud may boost efficiency and provide access to new applications for clients and advisers, but it comes with risks, like the outage that Microsoft reported on Monday fo… Read More

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Breaking the "glass closet"

8/13/2014

  • Knowledge@Wharton

No openly gay CEOs run Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. "Once that top CEO comes out, which I think will be in the next year, then you're going to see some others," says Kirk Snyder of the University… Read More