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  • CFP Board launches Women's Initiative Council

    Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFB Board) announced on Wednesday the formation of the Women's Initiative (WIN) Council - a group of experts supporting and advising CFP Board in its efforts to increase the overall number of women entering the financial planning profession, including women CFP® professionals. Read more »

  • VSCPA holds second annual Leadership Academy for young CPAs

    Last month, from Nov. 17-19, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) held the 2014 VSCPA Leadership Academy for young professionals at the CPA Center in Glen Allen, Va. The annual program is designed for young professionals to find out what leadership looks like in today’s accounting world. Read more »

  • Legacy Professionals LLP gives back to communities via 'Wear-It-Wednesdays'

    With the holidays upon us, many firms and businesses are feeling charitable and giving what they can in the spirit of the season. One such organization, Legacy Professionals LLP, has implemented "Wear-It-Wednesdays" this year, in which staff can pay $5 each to wear jeans to the office, with collected donations put into the “Employees of Legacy Making a Difference Fund.” The money is then put towards local organizations nominated by Legacy's staff. Read more »

  • WATCH: Global Upside sings "Let It Snow," worldwide, for holiday card

    Global Upside released their holiday card this past week, featuring worldwide staff of the global services company taking part in the holiday favorite, "Let It Snow." Read more »

  • AWSCPA of Georgia to honor female role models at gala event

    On Monday, the American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA) of Georgia announced their Legacies, Leaders & Luminaries Celebration Dinner to be held on January 8, 2015 at the National Center for Civil & Human Rights. The AWSCPA will honor Johnnie L. Clark, CPA, MBA, Ph.D. and other rising stars in the profession. Read more »

  • AICPA concept paper urges change to peer review program

    The AICPA issued a concept paper on Monday concerning the future of peer review, seeking input on the CPA profession’s practice monitoring of the future. The paper, “Evolving the CPA Profession’s Peer Review Program for the Future,” explains how the current peer review program for firms’ accounting and auditing engagements could be changed into a technology-driven, quasi-real time practice monitoring process. Read more »