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6/14/2018

The Tax Court denies the taxpayers' claimed loss on the sale of their former home, followed by an exclusion of cancellation-of-debt income.

6/14/2018

Leadership is a skill that can be learned, says Louis Griego, CPA. In his talk at ENGAGE, he gives advice new managers can use to hone their leadership skills.

6/14/2018

Effective leaders must do more than assign tasks; they need to inspire and motivate their teams and to set an example through actions and words. Learn how stepping outside the office might help you grow your leadership skills.

6/14/2018

Meetings can be derailed by too much conversation unrelated to work. Here are several ideas for sticking to the agenda, including anticipating the causes of such tangents.

6/14/2018

Suryadevara has served as vice president of corporate finance since July. She will become CFO in September.

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General Motors
6/14/2018

The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission has introduced a Compendium of Examples to provide insight into using its Enterprise Risk Management Framework in various scenarios. The examples were developed by PwC with the direction of COSO's board and are based on research, interviews and case studies.

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Accounting Today
6/14/2018

The chief compliance officer and the internal audit function have many objectives in common and need a close partnership to thrive, Michael Volkov writes. Two major areas of shared interest are financial controls and risk assessments, he writes.

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JD Supra
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Michael Volkov
6/14/2018

Boards must add preventing and mitigating the risk of sexual harassment on their agendas. There are several steps board members should take to do this, starting with asking the chair to put the topic on the agenda.

6/13/2018

"Shock and Awe" director Rob Reiner tells SmartBrief in this interview that he co-founded Castle Rock because he wanted "a safe place" for himself and other filmmakers to come and create the work they wanted. When making a movie, Reiner said, he knows he can deal with actors and their egos if they respect the script and know that he, as a director, has a clear vision and takes action.

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6/13/2018

Paying off debt or managing a financial emergency or a job loss is often the reason Americans tap retirement savings early, according to a report by GOBankingRates.

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