The American Institute of CPAs held the Spring Meeting of its Governing Council in Washington, D.C., from May 19-21.

The agenda included redefining attest services, expanding the institute's credentials abroad, developing diversity in the profession, new details on the CGMA exam, a report on the institute's financials, and the goals of the Council's annual visits to members of Congress on Capitol Hill.

Guest speakers included Face the Nation's Bob Schieffer, CPA emeritus Rep. Tom Rice, R-S.C., House Ways and Means Committee member Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., and National Journal editorial director and CNN election analysts Ron Brownstein.

For our full coverage, see:

• Melancon Keynote Highlights Transformation

• AICPA Votes to Allow Revised Definition of Attest Services

• AICPA Aims to Offer Credentials Overseas

• CGMA Exam Details Emerge

• AICPA Aims for Greater Diversity in Accounting

• Institute in Good Financial Health

CPAs Try to Get Congress to Do Something

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