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  April 28, 2008 — In This Newsletter:

Recession Tips From the Pros
by Rick Telberg/At Large
Accounting professionals share their best ideas. Rate your firm: Leader or Laggard? Join the discussion.

Going Paperless
by Randolph Johnston
Document management is hot for CPAs in 2008.

Managing Risk: Better Evidence Gathering
by Donald McConnell Jr. and Charles Schweiger/Journal of Accountancy
Audit confirmations provide valuable third-party evidence about management’s financial statement assertions. Use these best practices to improve your confirmation response rates.

No Uncertain Terms
by Vincent Ryan/CFO Magazine

In a tight economy, CFOs must learn the delicate art of turning the screws.

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Weekly Spotlight

The Rage Surrounding Client Portals
by James Bourke, CPA/CITP
Why today’s CPA firms are turning to portals to make financially sensitive information available to their clients.

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New and Noteworthy

AICPA Conference: Fair Value Measurements Workshop
Mark Zyla keynotes. Ideal for senior financial execs, BV specialists.
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AICPA Webcast: Benefits to Implementing Automated Controls
Experts divulge benefits of an automated control from a financial application via walk-through scenarios. April 30

New AICPA Poll Reveals One Out of Four Adults Nationwide
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Current Accounting Issues and Risks 2008: Strengthening Financial Management and Reporting — Financial Reporting Alert
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