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SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

Montag becomes sole COO at Bank of America

8/20/2014

  • Bloomberg
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

Tom Montag has been named sole chief operating officer at Bank of America. David Darnell, who had been sharing the role with Montag, has become BofA's vice chairman. Montag joined the bank in 2009 whe… 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

SEC seeks records regarding "wrap fee" accounts

8/20/2014

  • Reuters

The Securities and Exchange Commission is reviewing "wrap fee" accounts to ensure investment-advisory firms are complying with securities law. The agency has asked firms to disclose records related 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 protect clients from cybercrime

8/18/2014

  • ThinkAdvisor

Financial advisers are increasingly targeted by cybercrime, which claimed over 13 million victims in 2013, according to the Justice Department. Advisers can help clients avoid identity theft by heedin… 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