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3/21/14 - BusinessNewsDaily.com: Signing Bonuses Pay Off - for Employers
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3/12/14 - CPA Practice Advisors: Earnings Restatements Can Cause Long-Term Loss of Credibility
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3/4/14 - WG&L Accounting & Compliance: Investors Weigh a Broad Range of Factors Behind Earnings Reports
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2/27/14 - CFO.com: Investors Don’t Buy Corporate Yarn-Spinning
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2/26/14 - Accounting Today: Investors Prove Wise at Judging Self-Serving Earnings Explanations
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2/3/14 - Accounting Today: Companies Lose Credibility for 3 Years after Material Earnings Restatements
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1/30/14 - Wall Street Journal: Restatements Sully Future Credibility: Study
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1/30/14 - WG&L Accounting & Compliance Alert: Stock Price Can Suffer for Two to Three Years After a Restatement
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1/29/14 - Compliance Week: Investors Punish Material Restatements, Study Says
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1/21/14 - Harvard Business Review: Investors May React Emotionally to Corporate Responsibility
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1/10/14 - Accounting Today: Investors Swayed by Corporate Social Responsibility Reputation
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12/16/13 - WG&L Accounting & Compliance Alert: Ties Between CEO and Audit Committee Members May Weaken Financial Reporting
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12/13/13 - Accounting Web: Study Examines Audit Committee Members' Social Ties with CEOs
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12/10/13 - Reuters: Clubby ties between U.S. CEOs and board audit committees: study
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12/10/13 - Accounting Today: Study: CEOs Have Too Many Friends on the Audit Committee
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11/15/13 - Compliance Week: Study Links CEO Retirements With Optimistic Forecasts
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11/12/13 - Accounting Today: CEOs Nearing Retirement Inflate Earnings Guidance
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11/12/13 - Compliance Week: Revolving Door: Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself
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11/7/13 - Accounting Web: Studies Make a Case for Engagement Partner Identification
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10/30/13 - ThomsonReuters Accounting and Compliance Alert: Academic Studies See Benefits in Naming Engagement Partners
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10/25/13 - WSJ.com: Accounting World Still Resisting Sunlight
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10/25/13 - WSJ.com CFO Journal: Accounting World Still Resisting Sunlight
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10/25/13 - Accounting Today: Studies Back Need for Lead Auditor Identification
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10/25/13 - The New York Times: In the Accounting World, Resisting Sunlight
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10/22/13 - Bloomberg: Women Sought on Boards as Stiletto Groups Grow: Corporate India
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9/12/13 - ChiefExecutive.net: Why 9 Years Is a Lucky Number for Board Director Tenure and Effectiveness
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9/12/13 - Accounting Today: Chinese Companies Outperform U.S. Peers on Markets despite Accounting Fraud Risk
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9/10/13 - Compliance Week: Study Challenges Effect of China-Based Reverse Mergers
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9/6/13 - Bloomberg BNA: Corporate Law and Accountability Report
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8/27/13 - ThomsonReuters Accounting and Compliance Alert: Board Gender Quotas Have Short-Term Negative Impact, Study Says
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8/26/13 - ThomsonReuters Accounting and Compliance Alert: Outside Director's Tenure Has Impact on Company Value
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8/16/13 - CFO.com: Do Board Quotas Cause Bad Accounting?
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7/24/13 - Accounting WEB: Study: Women Improve Quality of Corporate Accounting; Mandating Board Gender Quotas Does Not
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7/23/13 - Accounting Today: Studies Find Mixed Impact of Women on Corporate Boards
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7/16/13 - Compliance Week: Naked Shorting Relies on Fundamentals, Study Contends
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7/12/13 - Forbes.com: Those Evil Naked Short-Sellers Actually Trade On Fundamentals, Study Says
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7/3/13 - ThomsonReuters Accounting and Compliance Alert: Naked-Short Selling Is Credited for Finding Accounting Problems
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6/4/13 - Financial Times: Mark to market best to spot risky banks, says report
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5/29/13 - Accounting Today: Study Co-Authored by FASB Member Rebuts FASB's Proposed Changes in Fair Value Accounting Standards
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4/26/13 - CFO.com: Let Your Auditor Do Your Taxes, Investors Say
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4/16/13 - Economia: Joint Tax and Audit Services Push Up Share Price
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4/15/13 - Accounting Today: Investors Favor Audits by Same Firm that Prepares Corporation’s Taxes
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4/10/13 - Forbes.com: Don't Trust The Accountants: Insider Selling A Better Sign Of A Failing Firm
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3/29/13 - WG&L Accounting & Compliance Alert: Executive Stock Sales May Hinder Auditors on Going Concern Assessments
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3/7/13 - Accounting Today: Going Concern Opinions are Rare after Top Execs Unload Stock
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2/19/13 - Business Finance: Backdating Stock Options is Bad for Your Career
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2/11/13 - New York Times: S.E.C.’s Revolving Door Hurts Its Effectiveness, Report Says
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2/11/13 - CNBC: Tough Wall Street Enforcement Lost in 'Revolving Door' Study
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2/4/13 - Accounting Today: Backdating CEOs and CFOs More Likely to be Forced out of Jobs
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1/23/13 - Thomson Reuters News & Insight: Private Sector Gets Credit for Helping to Curb Options Backdating
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1/3/13 - Accounting Today: Study Finds Bias in Stock Analysts’ Rounded Forecasts
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12/28/12 - Wall Street Journal: How Investors Should Play Analysts' 2013 Stock Picks
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12/26/12 - Wall Street Journal: Analysts' Rounding Doesn't Always Square
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12/17/12 - CFO Magazine: All Eyes on Foreign Earnings
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11/30/12 - Harvard Business Review: Why Firms with Female Directors Make Fewer Financial Mistakes
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11/28/12 - Wall Street Journal: Maybe Math Isn't So Hard
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11/27/12 - Australian Financial Review: Diversity Works but Quotas Don’t
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11/15/12 - Accounting Web: Accounting Tool Keeps Billions in Profits Overseas
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11/14/12 - Accounting Today: Women on Corporate Boards Encourage Better Financial Reporting
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11/12/12 - CFO.com: Tax Incentive Helps Multinationals Pay 20% Less, Study Finds
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11/6/12 - Compliance Week: When Permanent Reinvestment Assertions Just Don't Hold Up
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11/5/12 - JDsupra.com: Study Shows IRS Audits Increase Business Compliance
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10/25/12 - Forbes.com:  Foreign Tax Reserves Are `Crack Cocaine' For Earnings Manipulation, Study Says
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10/12/12 - Accounting Today: Accounting Option Facilitates Multinational Earnings Manipulation
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10/10/12 - AllGov.com: Surprise! More IRS Auditing of Large Companies Results in More Taxes Paid
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9/27/12 - Reuters:  Corporate tax avoidance subsides when IRS audit threat increases, study finds
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9/21/12 - Thomson Reuter WG&L: IRS Audits May Boost Shareholder Returns
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9/12/12 - Accounting Today: IRS Audits Keep Companies Honest, Study Says
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8/28/12 - Compliance Week: SEC Director Blasts Those 'Perpetuating Revolving Door Myth'
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8/7/12 - Compliance Week: No Harm in SEC Lawyers Going to the Private Sector
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8/6/12 - Thomson Reuters News & Insight: New study says SEC revolving door not important. Don't believe it
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8/6/12 - New York Times: Study Questions Risk of S.E.C. Revolving Door
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8/1/12 - CPA Success: The Future of Accounting Education in 7 Easy Steps
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7/31/12 - Inside Higher Ed: Accounting for Innovation
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7/24/12 - Connecticut Post: UConn professor: high school accounting classes don't add up
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7/18/12 - Compliance Week: Study Puts Down Revolving Door Worry at SEC
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7/17/12 - Accounting Today: SEC Revolving Door Not a Problem, Study Finds
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7/9/12 - WashingtonPost.com: Study finds companies with Republican-leaning leaders pay more in taxes
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7/9/12 - Reuters: Study: Companies of Republican CEOs pay more tax than Democrats
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6/8/12 - Accountancy Age: Panned M&A deals causing restatements, study finds
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6/7/12 - Reuters: Bungled mergers could lead to restatements: study
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6/6/12 - Accounting Web: M&A: Restatements Likely with Mergers and Acquisitions<
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5/24/12 -  Reuters: Accounting Research Needs a Jolt - Waymire

5/24/12 - Accounting Today: Stock Declines after M&A Foreshadow Restatements
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4/29/12 - United Press International: Can we keep the Social Security and Medicare trust funds from going bust?
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4/25/12 - Accounting Today: Taxpayers May Accept Some Social Security Reforms
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4/16/12 - CFO.com: Apologizing for Bad News? Be Careful with the Video
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4/3/12 - Accounting Today: Study Questions Accounting for Asset Securitization
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3/21/12 - Harvard Business Review: The Daily Stat:If Your Company Goofs, Don't Make a Video About It
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3/5/12 - Accounting Today: Study Examines Use of Video for Financial Restatements
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3/4/12 - PCWorld: YouTube No Substitute to Press Release to Restate Earnings
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3/2/12 - CFO World: Need to Restate Earnings? Don’t Use YouTube
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2/16/12 - WebCPA: Study Backs Shareholder Ratification of Audit Firms
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2/16/12 - Accounting Web: Study Shows Benefits of Shareholder Involvement in Auditor Selection
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2/15/12 - IDG News Service: If Investors Vote on Auditors, Financials Are Higher Quality
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2/15/12 - CFOWorld: If Investors Vote on Auditors, Financials Are Higher Quality
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2/10/12 - Reuters: How to avoid a securities class action
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1/30/12 - CFO.com: Upbeat Words in Earnings Statements Can Get You Sued, Research Shows
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1/18/12 - Accounting Web: AAA Warns: Watch Your Language on Earnings Reports
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1/11/12 - CFOWorld: The Painful Price of Puffy CFO Projections
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1/10/12 - Accounting Today: Rosy Earnings Reports Spur Lawsuits
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12/15/11 - Huffington Post: Repatriation Tax Holiday: Companies Holding Nearly Half Of Untaxed Profits In The U.S.
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12/15/11 - AFL-CIO Now Blog: Past Tax Holiday Created Corporate Profits, Not Jobs
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12/13/11 - WebCPA: Study Debunks Tax Repatriation Holiday Claims
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11/16/11 - CFOWorld: Using Bloated Stock for M&A Is Costly
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11/11/11 - WebCPA: Acquisitions Fuel Sharp Declines in Stock Prices
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11/4/11 - Reuters: Short wars and rain days
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10/20/11 - USA Today: Is Your Company in Trouble? Audit Fees Can be an Early Clue
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10/9/11 - Reuters: Corporate Audit Fees Up? Beware of Trouble Ahead
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10/6/11 - CFO.com: Can Audit Fees Reveal Share-Price Movements?
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10/1/11 - The Economist: The Trouble with Superheroes
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9/26/11 - WebCPA: High Audit Fees Precede Poor Company Performance
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8/6/11 - The Economist: Not so Fast: The risks posed by high-frequency trading
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8/8/11 - The Times-Picayune: Uptick in interest rates forecast; Local experts size up

7/27/11 - WebCPA: High Trading Volume Connected to Share Price Volatility
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6/29/11 - Forbes: Cash Doesn’t Lie
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6/6/11 - Financial Times: Academics need to get ‘down and dirty’
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6/3/11 - The Globe and Mail: How Was That Again? 
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6/3/11 - Reuters: Gobbledygook stumps financial professionals too
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6/2/11 - SimonCaulkin.com: Fog clouds corporate disclosure
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5/31/11 - WebCPA: Many SEC Filings are Hard for Even Stock Analysts to Decipher
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4/13/11 - Wall Street Journal Professional Edition: CFO Journal: In Defense of Buybacks
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4/12/11 - Stock Buybacks Benefit Both Investors and CEOs
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2/18/11 - USA Today: Pit stock analysts vs. short sellers for rich clues
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2/15/11 - Going Concern: New Research Suggests Accrual Revelation About Earnings and Trading Strategy
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2/10/11 - Reuters: In placing stock bets, listen to the shorts: study
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2/9/11 - Reuters: Noncash Earnings Seen as Key to Stock Performance
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2/8/11 - Accounting Today: Accounting Student Improves Investment Strategy
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1/4/11 - Accounting Today: Investors Trust Dubious Sources for Stock News
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1/3/11 - Forbes.com: Investing Intelligently without Indulging your Impulses
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12/8/10 - Reuters: Small Banks' Accounting More Likely Suspect
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12/6/10 - Financial Times: Cheques and Balances
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12/1/10 - Fortune.com: It's Time to Reboot the Way We Do Business
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11/16/10 - Bureau of National Affairs: Corporate Accountability SOX 404 Compliance Is Proving BeneficialTo Small Cap Companies, Research Suggests
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11/15/10 - Accounting Today: Independent Boards Not All They're Cracked Up To Be
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10/28/10 - TheEconomist.com: Corporate Constitutions
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10/26/10 - Forbes.com: Why Negative Earnings Revisions Are More Suspicious Than Positive Ones
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10/23/10 - BoardMember.com: Do More Independent Board Hurt Stock Prices?
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10/22/2010 - WebCPA.com: SOX 404 Reduces Financial Misstatements
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10/22/10 - CFO.com: Is Independence the Bane of Boards?
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10/2010 - Kiplinger.com Bad News on Earnings? Be More Skeptical
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10/13/2010 - WebCPA.com Independent Board Members Played Role in Financial Woes
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10/12/2010 - Pension & Benefits Daily (Bureau of National Affairs) Shareholders Are Prudent and Effective In Voting on Excess CEO Pay, Study Finds
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9/27/10 - Accounting Today: Pessimistic Forecasts Leave Bad Taste
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9/26/10 - Investment News: Is bad news bad or good?
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8/18/10 - WebCPA: Study Finds Investors Distrust Negative Forecasts
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8/9/10 - Agenda: Whistleblower Incentives Prompt Greater Board Diligence
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8/5/10 - Silicon India: Shareholder campaigns are limiting CEO pay
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5/7/10 - CFOZone.com: Girls, Girls, Girls!
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5/6/10 - Management Today UK: Women CFOs More Reliable?
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4/30/10 - The Economist Intelligence Unit: Now You Don’t See It
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4/22/10 - WebCPA: Managers Who Mislead Auditors Usually Succeed
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4/14/10 - CFO.com: Something to Like About Sarbox
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3/1/10 - CFO Magazine: Now You Don't See It
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3/2/10 - CFO.com: Founder CEO, Fired CFO?
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2/5/10 - CFOzone.com: Work for a founder? Watch your back
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1/6/10 - Investor's Business Daily: Cash Flow Has Won Admirers, But Forecasting It A Challenge

12/01/09 - Bureau of National Affairs: "SERP Benefits Can Be Manipulated To Increase CEO Retirement, Study Finds"

10/21/09 - Forbes.com: "Investors Beware: Retiring CEOs Hurt Share Prices"

10/21/09 - Reuters: "CEO retirements can hurt stock prices - study"

10/22/09 - The Globe and Mail: "Better profits, bigger pensions"

10/06/09 - MANAGEMENT TODAY (UK): "Honesty is the worst policy for financial results"

09/24/09 - No Plain Vanilla Please
Source: WebCPA — Tools and Resources for the Tax and Accounting Professional

9/27/09 - AAA President Nancy Bagranoff offers her insights on a “Q&A: Expect International Accounting Standards by 2016” to The Virginian-Pilot. Click here to read to full story.

08/04/09 - Accounting Education Appears to be Thriving
Source: WebCPA — Tools and Resources for the Tax and Accounting Professional

08/04/09 - Tweedie Warns of 2011 Deadline for IFRS Choice
Source: WebCPA — Tools and Resources for the Tax and Accounting Professional

08/03/09 - Barney Frank: "We Will Never Legislate Accounting"
Source: WebCPA — Tools and Resources for the Tax and Accounting Professional

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