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- They're Back... Allen, Bruce C. // California CPA;May2005, Vol. 73 Issue 9, p27
Focuses on issues arising from SB 393, a legislative bill proposed for certified public accountants (CPA) in the U.S. in 2005. Impact of the bill on audit costs and CPA interest in providing audit services; Effect of the bill on the power of the controller; Qualifications and requirements...
- Sarbanes-Oxley Still Troubling for Funds. Frankie, Chris // Money Management Executive;9/15/2003, Vol. 11 Issue 36, p1
Focuses on the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in the U.S. on fund executives and fund personnel. Views of Joseph Carrier, vice president and treasurer of T. Rowe Price Funds and chair of the Investment Company Institute's accounting/treasuries committee, on the bill; Effect of the individual...
- Keeping Mutual Funds Comfy in Maryland. Greenblatt, Alan // Governing;Jul2001, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p71
Provides information on the legislation passed in Maryland regarding the independence of fund managers in 2001. Ruling of a federal judge regarding such independence; Response of the legislature to the ruling; Approval of the bill in 2001.
- Tax compliance costs Â£265m a year. // Accountancy;Sep96, Vol. 118 Issue 1237, p18
The article reports on the results of a survey in the United States which indicate the increase in tax compliance costs between 1991 and 1996. The costs of tax compliance have increased to a level which many believe is excessive. Finance directors wanted legislation that was easier to interpret,...
- The Auditor-to-Client Revolving Door and Earnings Management. Geiger, Marshall A.; North, David S.; O'Connell, Brendan T. // Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance;Winter2005, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p1
The recent passing of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 resulted in restrictions being placed on the so-called "revolving door," where a company hires a senior financial reporting executive directly from its external audit firm. This legislative action, despite a lack of empirical research into the...
- State control bill suggests a crisis situation at hand. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;3/14/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p3
The article reports on separate legislative bills passed by the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House that reflect the plan of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to appoint an emergency financial manager to supervise financially-troubled cities and school districts.
- 'Flawed' Statistics Bill needs modifying, say critics. McHugh, Joseph // Public Finance;1/12/2007, p8
The article reports on the financial executives' criticism on the legislation to free government figures from ministerial control and their call to modify the Statistics and Registration Service Bill in Great Britain. Critics say that the proposed statistics watchdog is a fundamental flaw and...
- FINANCIAL OFFICERS' CODE OF ETHICS: HELP OR HINDERANCE? Grace Jr., H. Stephen; Haupert, John E.; Colson, Robert H. // CPA Journal;Mar2003, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p65
Highlights the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 which governs corporate financial reporting in the U.S. Focus of the legislation; Overview of the Financial Executives International's code of ethics; Challenges to ensuring that codes of ethics are followed.
- Snyder's Sweeping Reforms. // Muslim Observer;4/1/2011, Vol. 13 Issue 14, p4
In this article, the author reports on the passage of the sweeping emergency financial management bill by Governor Rick Snyder in Detroit, Michigan. The said bill allows Governor Snyder to assign financial executives in cities and towns of the state. In addition, emergency managers will be...