CANADA

ACL, Vancouver, launched of ACL Importer, an ACL Desktop 9.3 add-on that harnesses the proven capabilities of Datawatch Monarch. 

GEORGIA

Financial Management Group,Tbilisi, has joined the mid-tier international accountancy network HLB International.

CALIFORNIA

CCH,a Wolters Kluwer business, San Diego, has introduced the new periodical and e-journal, Global Tax Weekly – A Closer Look for up-to-date, insightful analysis of critical international tax developments impacting tax and finance executives and professionals around the world.

CONNECTICUT

FASB has will host IN FOCUS: Accounting for Credit Losses on Financial Instruments. This live, CPE webcast takes place Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 starting at 1p.m. and will end at 2:15 p.m. EST. The webcast will feature FASB member Larry Smith and practice fellow Steve Kane providing an overview of the FASB’s proposed accounting for credit losses model, developed as part of its project to improve the accounting for financial instruments. …. The FASB recently announced that it would extend the deadline for comment on a staff paper that outlines an approach for deciding whether and when to modify U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for private companies. Stakeholders now can provide written comments on the staff paper, Private Company Decision-Making Framework: A Framework for Evaluating Financial Accounting and Reporting Guidance for Private Companies, until Friday, November 9, 2012.

FLORIDA

Harless & Associates introduces a luxury service to the Greater Palm Beach market

NEW JERSEY

MSPC CPAs, Cranford, raised close to $1500 for Autism Speaks

NEW YORK

KPMG LLP, New York, released a survey showing that business executives reported they would value new training options for their finance professionals, citing declining levels of confidence in the effectiveness of existing programs. ...The firm also put out a study stating that HR needs to do a better job of showing value to their business.

OHIO

Barnes, Dennig & Co. Ltd, Cincinnati, has established a fund for senior accountant Nancy Blaut who was involved in an accident which also took husband's life. If you are in a position to help, please click here and donate to help Nancy. The donations are not tax deductible but rather a gift to a friend in need. 

PENNSYLVANIA

ParenteBeard gathered a quick study that shows M&A professionals are optimistic on the future of middle market deals.

TENNESSEE

LBMC Strategic Staffing LLC, a member of Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC, Family of Companies, added Information Technology Staffing to their services portfolio.

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