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Tom Marsico Favors Health Care Names Like Biogen Idec

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AICPA to Release Results of Quarterly CGMA Global Economic Forecast on Thursday, Oct. 4

The American Institute of CPAs will announce the results of the third quarter CGMA Global Economic Forecast at 7 A.M. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 4. The forecast and related CGMA Global Economic Index provides a comprehensive outlook on world and regional economies from the perspective of CEOs, CFOs, controllers and other senior finance executives who [...]

AICPA Hails District of Columbia for Implementing CPA Practice Mobility

Barry Melancon, president and CEO of the American Institute of CPAs, congratulated the District of Columbia on implementing a law that makes it easier for CPAs from other jurisdictions to practice in D.C. “Congratulations to the District of Columbia for passing and implementing CPA mobility so that CPAs with valid licenses in other jurisdictions are [...]

Catch It if You Can: Fraud Prevention Tips for CPAs by Storied Ex-Con Man

CPAs who want to prevent fraud and gain insight into the minds of scam artists can turn to the man the FBI uses to train investigators: Frank Abagnale, whose exploits as a young swindler were portrayed in the memoir, Hollywood film and Broadway play, “Catch Me If You Can.” Abagnale will lead an Oct. 11 [...]

Anti-Fraud Collaboration Continues Battle Against Financial Reporting Fraud with Release of Skepticism Webinar Series

In a collaborative initiative to fight fraud in financial reporting, four of the nation’s leading professional associations are partnering to host a series of online events for professionals charged with a portion of responsibility in the financial reporting chain: external and internal auditors, CFOs and boards. Thought leaders in the areas of governance, accounting, and [...]

IASB Decide on Targeted Re-exposure of Insurance Contracts Proposal

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) met on 26 September 2012 to continue its discussions on proposals for insurance contracts accounting. Although the deliberations on the project are not complete, in the interest of providing greater certainty to the market and given the late stage of the deliberations, the Board considered the need to re-expose [...]

SEC Announces Panelists for Market Technology Roundtable on October 2

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the panelists who will participate in the agency’s October 2 market technology roundtable that will discuss the relationship between the operational stability and integrity of the securities markets and the ways that market participants design, implement, and manage complex and interconnected trading technologies. The morning portion of the event [...]

Climate Innovation Center Opens in Nairobi to Unleash Kenya’s Green Business Potential

A new business hub for African climate technology entrepreneurs was launched in Nairobi to boost locally sourced green technologies in the Africa region. The Kenya Climate Innovation Center (CIC), a cutting-edge facility, will offer financing and other services to a growing network of climate innovators and entrepreneurs. The first of its kind in the world, [...]

‘Friends of Yemen’ Meeting Delivers US$1.5 Billion Boost to Yemen’s Transition Process

Additional pledges of support totaling US$1.5 billion were announced today at the ‘Friends of Yemen’ conference in New York City. This brings the total amount of international support for the two-year transition process in Yemen to US$7.9 billion. “The additional pledges made today show solid commitment by the international community to Yemen during the transition [...]

Remarks to the Briefing Seminar for the High-level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post- 2015 Development Agenda

By Otaviano Canuto Vice President, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management The World Bank Distinguished Members of the High Level Panel, UN Colleagues: Some of you might have been come here today in one of New York City’s famous yellow cabs. And there, you might have found a card, asking for your input to the following [...]

Cooperation Agreement Signed Between Eurex and SMU

On 27 September 2012, the international derivatives market place Eurex Exchange signed a cooperation agreement with the Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore’s first public-funded autonomous university. Both partners will cooperate in the area of financial market education and research to increase the understanding and knowledge of the financial markets in Asia and Europe. Eurex and [...]

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.a.B. De C.V. Celebrates Initial Public Offering and First Day of Trading on the New York Stock Exchange

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V., (Santander Mexico) a leading financial services holding company in Mexico, opened for trading today on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “BSMX” after an initial public offering of its American depositary shares (each ADS includes 5 SANMEX shares). GETCO Securities is the Designated Market [...]

Marketing Leaders Unite at the New York Stock Exchange on October 2 for the 4th Annual Executive Marketing Summit Hosted by NYSE Euronext, the New York Times, Interbrand and CNBC

On Tuesday, October 2, NYSE Euronext (NYX), in partnership with The New York Times, Interbrand and CNBC, will host the 4th annual Executive Marketing Summit at the New York Stock Exchange, coinciding with New York’s Advertising Week. The half-day conference, entitled, “Inventing the Future: The Essentials to Building a World-Class Brand,” will bring together top [...]

AICPA Women’s Summit to Foster Leadership Development

Where are the future leaders of the accounting profession? Chances are more than a few will be attending a new American Institute of CPAs conference next month that’s designed to build leadership skills and promote networking opportunities for women CPAs. More than 250 participants will gather Oct. 17-18 for the Women’s Global Leadership Summit in [...]

Developments in Financial Markets, Monetary and Macroprudential Policy – Speech by Paul Fisher

Speaking in London, Paul Fisher – the Bank’s Executive Director for Markets and member of both the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) and the Financial Policy Committee (FPC) – speaks about the condition of financial markets, as well as aspects of monetary and macroprudential policies. He also gives some background to the Funding for Lending Scheme [...]

World Bank Statement of September 25, 2012 on Padma Bridge

The World Bank issued the following statement concerning the Padma bridge project in Bangladesh: Media reports have quoted senior Bangladeshi government officials misrepresenting the World Bank’s position concerning the Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project. We feel obliged to issue the following clarifications: The Bank has shared repeatedly with the Government of Bangladesh credible evidence of corruption [...]

Jim Yong Kim Addresses Women, Children at UN General Assembly

Remarks as prepared for delivery by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim for the Every Woman, Every Child event at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, September 25, 2012: “Mr. Secretary-General, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen: It’s a great pleasure for me to be here tonight, and to join with all of you in driving [...]

AICPA Women’s Summit to Foster Leadership Development

Where are the future leaders of the accounting profession? Chances are more than a few will be attending a new American Institute of CPAs conference next month that’s designed to build leadership skills and promote networking opportunities for women CPAs. More than 250 participants will gather Oct. 17-18 for the Women’s Global Leadership Summit in [...]

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