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September 6, 2012
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Finance Focus
New revenue recognition standard will require preparers to adjust
By Ken Tysiac and Sabine Vollmer
Question-and-answer sessions with standard-setting icons Sir David Tweedie, Robert Herz and Paul Cherry suggest FASB and the International Accounting Standards Board have reached an acceptable level of industry-specific guidance in the converged standard on revenue recognition that's under development.
Incentive plans work, but execs seek more than cash
By Neil Amato
Want to keep the brass happy? Four tips for responsible management of executive pay.
Four steps to successful change management
By Alyssa Martin, CPA
Sound planning, thoughtful execution are critical to establishing an effective change management process.
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Four ways to guard against lax cybersecurity
By Neil Amato/CGMA Magazine
Cybercriminals aren't fooled by your simple passwords. They have found ways to crack the code on company data through public-domain searches, KPMG research shows. One cybersecurity expert offers four tips on keeping up your defenses.
Thinking the unthinkable for strategy's sake
By Peter Bartram/CGMA Magazine
Executives, spooked by devastating "black swan events" during the financial crisis, are increasingly examining what-if scenarios to stress test risks in a potential strategy or to refine contingency planning.
One-to-One: Paul Walsh, chief executive, Diageo
By Charles Tilley, FCMA, CGMA
Charles Tilley, FCMA, CGMA, sits down with Paul Walsh, FCMA, CGMA, chief executive of Diageo, the premium drinks company responsible for brands such as Johnnie Walker and Baileys. Walsh offers four tips running a successful organization.
FASB takes new path in contentious financial instruments project
By Ken Tysiac/Journal of Accountancy
FASB is crafting a new expected credit loss impairment model in hopes of moving forward again in the joint accounting for financial instruments project the board is pursuing with the International Accounting Standards Board.
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CPA News to Know
1 FASB proposes presenting amounts reclassified out of accumulated OCI
1 Most U.S. small businesses lack disaster-recovery plans
1 FAF reviewing FASB business combinations standard
1 IRS announces end of tiered issues
1 Internal audit's role in information security
1 Mid-size U.S. companies look for growth abroad

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