CONNECTICUT

Registration is now open for the upcoming Financial Accounting Standards Board webcast IN FOCUS: FASB Update for Nonpublic Entities. This live webcast, offered free of charge, will take place on Thursday, December 13, 2012, from 1:00 to 2:40 p.m. EST. www.fasb.org 

FLORIDA

CPAmerica International’s 2012 Webinar series received record participation. In the association’s second year of offering a series of webinars with expert speakers, CPAmerica International had record attendance from its members, with nearly 3,000 CPAs participating. 

GEORGIA

TaxConnex, Atlanta, expanded its resources and capabilities in the telecom tax outsourcing industry by adding personnel, enhancing partner relationships, and adding new clients. www.taxconnex.com

 ILLINOIS

Sikich LLP, Naperville, has completed its re-branding project, which began earlier this year. The new brand has been infused into the firm website www.sikich.com, print advertising, online advertising, social media, recruitment marketing, employee communications, client communications and the new firm blog. … CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, has been honored with a 2012 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award for improving the environmental health and sustainability of the state.

MISSOURI

Stone Carlie & Company LLC, St. Louis, launched its brand new website www.stonecarlie.com. Marcum LLP, unveiled a new quarterly index tracking the performance of the U.S. commercial construction industry. The index can be viewed in its entirety at www.marcumllp.com/constructionindex 

ILLINOIS  

Crowe Horwath LLP, Chicago, is celebrating 70 years in business. Founded in South Bend, Ind. in 1942 by Fred Crowe Sr. and Cletus Chizek, the firm, which began as Crowe and Chizek with a staff of two, now has 28 offices coast-to-coast and employs more than 2,600 people.

OHIO

SS&G now offers QuickBooks consulting services, responding to an increasing demand of users of the accounting software.

TEXAS

The Professional Development Center at The University of Texas at Austin will begin offering a new Certified Public Accountant Exam review course starting in January 2013 at the McCombs School of Business. This course will be a new convenient option for students in the school's Master in Professional Accounting program. The course is designed to help these students gain the knowledge and information they need to successfully take and pass the CPA exam and earn this prestigious credential. For more information, please contact Alan Pilgrim of UT PDC at apilgrim@austin.utexas.edu or (512) 471-2924.

WASHINGTON D.C.

National Environmental Education Foundation and PwC have launched free, online financial training at the Public Lands Every Day website, www.publiclandseveryday.org 

 

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