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Nine tips for effective MD&A reporting
By Ken Tysiac/Journal of Accountancy
Deciding what to include in the management disclosure and analysis section of a company's financial report seldom is an easy task. Follow these tips to aid effective reporting.
   
 
   
Breaking down the JOBS Act
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How emerging-growth companies could benefit from eased capital access regulations.
   
 
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SEC to study requirements for broader financial reporting
The SEC plans to convene a round table to examine what financial reporting information should be required outside the financial statements—an issue that has emerged as a common theme in multiple FASB projects.
   
 
 
Internal audit: The importance of being "soft"
Companies are increasingly turning to internal auditors to identify operational risks and analyze information at the speed of light. Here's a look at why communication is an increasingly vital tool for internal auditors.
   
 
 
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To rise to CFO, controllers must take a broader view
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Risk management has become an important issue for business because of volatile capital markets, economic uncertainty, fears about reputational damage, among other concerns.
   
 
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CPA News to Know
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Taking a CEO mindset to the governor's office
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a CPA and former president of Gateway Computers, discusses his views on change and his philosophy of "vision, engage, adjust, attack."

 
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