AccountingWEB News Wrap-Up - Issue 208
- Banking Regulators Adopt New Rules For Accountants
- PCAOB Now Accepting Registration Information From Firms
- Computer Alerts: Get Your Patches Today!
- SEC Names New Chief Accountant
- Ohio Joins Three Other States in Suing Freddie Mac
- BDO Seidman's Clients Try to Rescue Accounting Firms
- ABA Gives Corporate Attorneys Whistleblower Permission
- SEC Chief Accountant Clarifies Rules on Auditor Independence
- Latest Identity Theft Scam Centers on Fake Loans
- Track Advanced Child Tax Credit Checks on IRS Web Site
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As back-to-school scenarios start to play out in communities all across America, now might be a good time for you to consider how you can contribute your time and energy to enhancing the image of the accounting profession in your local high school or college.
Schools are always looking for "real life" stories, and we all know that the accounting profession can use many upbeat ambassadors these days.
So why not contact your local school, business club, community college or state CPA society to see how you can help. Just think what tremendous results could be achieved if everyone reading this newswire today could share one hour of their time with a potential future member of the profession...
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The banking industry is getting into the reform act with new rules that reflect those the accounting sector has adopted-by October 1, auditors who have been disciplined by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) can be prohibited from auditing banks.
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is now accepting registration information from public accounting firms that plan to continue auditing publicly held companies. Domestic companies have until October 22, 2003 to register, with international firms getting an additional six months.
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Nine months after SEC Chief Accountant Robert Herdman resigned amid controversy, the Securities and Exchange Commission has the appointment of a new Chief Accountant.
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1. Survey: Lack of Personal Time is #1 Concern Among CPAs 
2. Lawyers Balk at New SEC Rules 
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