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SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

Merck to buy Sigma-Aldrich for $17B in cash, eyes huge cost savings

9/22/2014

  • SeattlePI.com

Merck says it has agreed to acquire chemical and equipment maker Sigma-Aldrich Corp. for $17 billion in cash. The German drugmaker says the acquisition of the St. Louis-based chemical company will all… Read More

InfoTech Update

CPA IT news and information

InfoTech Update

Published in partnership with: AICPA Information Technology

N.Y. extends comment period for bitcoin rules

9/1/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The New York Department of Financial Services announced an extension of 45 days, until Oct. 21, for interested parties to submit comments on proposed virtual-currency regulations. The rules will cover… Read More

BusIndNews

Accounting and finance news for business, industry and government

BusIndNews

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

How to boost data security

9/16/2014

  • Journal of Accountancy print issue

This article offers nine ways companies can improve their data security. They include considering data security at the inception of any major project, training all staff on cybersecurity and making in… Read More

CPA Letter Daily

The latest CPA news

CPA Letter Daily

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Treasury's Lew says administrative action on inversions is coming

9/21/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said administrative action from the department is forthcoming that will limit the benefits companies receive from inversions. The department won't be able to stop the … Read More

Financial Planning Digest

The latest news for CPA personal financial planners

Financial Planning Digest

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

To connect with clients, know their money personalities

9/22/2014

  • ThinkAdvisor

Kathleen Burns Kingsbury, a wealth psychology expert, coaches advisers and financial services professionals on how to build and keep strong connections with clients. She says male and female clients h… Read More

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

How does your state rank in gender equality?

9/8/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

A study by the personal finance site WalletHub ranked states on gender equality. The rankings are based on gender and income data from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics and other sources. Read More