Firm News: Sept. 14, 2012

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AJCA Auditores Independentes, Curitiba, and Chronus Auditores Independentes, Recife, joined the accounting firm network CPA Associates International Inc.



Registration is open for the FASB webcast, IN FOCUS: Expanded Coverage of Proposed 2013 Taxonomy Including XBRL Data in Use. The live webcast is free will take place on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EDT. Participants in the live broadcast will be eligible for up to 1.5 hours of CPE credit.



Auditchart Limited, Limassol, has joined the accounting firm network CPA Associates International Inc.



The LBA Group gave its website a brand new look. The firm’s site now offers timely topics more information about its practice and services.




CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, Riverwoods, released two new publications Knowledge-Based Audits of Commercial Entities and the accompanying toolset, Knowledge-Based Audit Methodology: Commercial Entities. …McGladrey LLP, Chicago, released its Manufacturing and Distribution Monitor, which shows middle market companies are adjusting to the “new normal” of the post-recession era. The full report is available on the firm’s website.



The Vroman Group LLP, West Des Moines, has joined the accounting firm network CPA Associates International Inc.



Postlethwaite & Netterville will host its 10th annual Women’s Event on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at the Camelot Club in downtown Baton Rouge.



Meyers Brothers Kalicka to invites Dr. Michael Klein, author of Trapped in the Family Business, to the boardroom of its Holyoke headquarters on Sept. 13, to speak to area business owners.



Plante Moran ranked No. 128 on this year’s InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative users of business technology.



WTP Advisors separated its Capital Markets division and now operates as a standalone business.  The new business has been renamed Avalon Lake Partners and headquarters will be located in New York City.  The new division will no longer provide tax advisory services. Instead it will focus completely on providing a broad set of advisory services to the alternative asset management industry, specifically hedge funds, private equity and family offices. … Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP, New York, received 500 responses on its economic survey conducted between June and July of 2012. The respondents expressed moderate optimism that their companies and the general business climate were improving. Take a peek at the detailed findings of the 2012 Executive Survey.Freed Maxick CPAs, Buffalo, added the Capitalization or Expense Consulting (CapX) service to its offering. The new program is designed to help clients with compliance guidelines on complex new regulations. … Marks Paneth & Shron LLP, New York, was ranked as Top Provider of Forensic Accounting Services by The New York Law Journal.



BCG Systems, Inc., a provider of technology solutions headquartered in Akron, added a new educational webinar to its event schedule, geared for those planning for the upcoming Microsoft Windows 8 migration. The company will host a launch event, titled Windows 8 Launch: Meeting the Growing Needs of Your Business, on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. EDT. …Skoda Minotti, Cleveland, has been named a NorthCoast 99 award winner for the seventh consecutive year by the Employer’s Resource Council.




Optim Consulting, Bucharest, has joined the accounting firm network CPA Associates International Inc.



The University Wisconsin – Eau Claire has joined the IDEA Academic Partnership and received a network license of IDEA® – Data Analysis Software to help accounting and finance students gain a competitive edge by working with the same technology used by accountants, auditors and financial professionals. …GBH CPAs PC, Houston, has been selected by the Houston Business Journal as one of Houston's fastest growing 100 businesses for 2012.



Estudio Kaplan Consultores Tributarios Auditores, Montevideo, has joined the accounting firm network CPA Associates International Inc.



Tanner LLC will host a Concert/Mingle Recruitment event on Friday, Sept. 14th, at the City Creek Center in Salt Lake City. Accounting students from Brigham Young University, the University of Utah, Southern Utah University, Weber State University, and Utah State University are invited to attend this event.



Moss Adams LLP, Seattle, released a special report on the imperative of reporting sustainable business practices. The report, which can be found on the firm’s website, includes commentary from Moss Adams experts covering the technology, hospitality, apparel and health care sectors.


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