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Study Examines Audit Committee Members' Social Ties with CEOs

Despite federal regulations instituted in the wake of corporate financial scandals, a substantial number of corporations have audit committees whose members have social ties to the CEO, according to new research.
A&A

Studies Make a Case for Engagement Partner Identification

The three research studies examine whether knowing the name of the engagement partner leading an auditing effort is valuable to investors and whether being required to provide this information enhances the performance of engagement partners.
Education & Careers

New IMA Site Addresses Competency Crisis in Accounting

The IMA recently launched a website that is designed to engage accounting and finance professionals, students, employers, and academics in a dialogue about the talent gap within the accounting profession.
A&A

Study: Women Improve Quality of Corporate Accounting; Mandating Board Gender Quotas Does Not

Are women better equipped than men to oversee corporate finances? Several recent studies in "Accounting Horizons," published by the American Accounting Association, have suggested as much.
Education & Careers

ACE Award Recipient Announced

Sarah Galley, firm administrator with Pohlman & Talmage CPAs, received the Association for Accounting Administration's Achievement, Commitment, Excellence (ACE) Award at its June 2013 National Practice Management Conference in Detroit.
A&A

CAQ and AAA Auditing Section Announce Inaugural Awards

The CAQ and the AAA Auditing Section announced four awards as part of a new program designed to facilitate accounting and auditing academics' ability to obtain access to audit firm personnel to participate in their research projects.
Education & Careers

IMA/AAA MAS Task Force to Reorient Undergraduate, MBA Accounting Curricula

Two thought leaders in accounting education, IMA® and AAA's Management Accounting Section, are working to bridge the gap between the skills currently provided in accounting education and those required in practice.
Education & Careers

National Report on Future of Accounting Education

The future of accounting education is the subject of a study released by the AICPA and the AAA. The University of Rhode Island's Mark Higgins was instrumental in crafting the assessment and recommendations.
Education & Careers

AICPA Best Early Career Researcher Award Winner

The AICPA has announced that Jasmijn C. Bol, PhD, associate professor of accounting, Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, New Orleans, was awarded the Best Early Career Researcher Award.
Education & Careers

Pathways Report on Accounting Ed Released

The AAA and the AICPA, the founding sponsors of the Pathways Commission on Accounting Higher Education, released its new report - "Charting a National Strategy for the Next Generation of Accountants."

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