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 October 19, 2009 — In This Newsletter:

Five Tech Trends You Can’t Stop
by Rick Telberg/At Large

But some CPA employers are still trying. Join the tech trends survey; get the results.

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Combination Plans in Long-Term-Care Insurance
by James Sullivan, CPA, PFS and Brian Gordon, CLTC
Are there any benefits?

CFOs to Invest in IT When the Economy Improves
by Alexandra DeFelice
New survey finds two out of five expect to make IT upgrades in
their company.
The Trouble With 401(k)s and Other Retirement Accounts
by Alan Haft
Here's a trivia question: What does Leno, prescription drugs, the iPhone and the 401(k) have in common? Answer: They've all appeared on recent covers of Time magazine.
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Weekly Spotlight

Inside the Markets: Prospect Capital Still Worth the Risk
by Jonathan Moreland
Here’s why.

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IFRS: Views Vary But Need for Planning More Certain
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New and Noteworthy

AICPA Provides Tax Reform Principles to White House Panel (PDF)

AICPA Webcast: Pitfalls to Avoid When Assessing Damages in
M&A Disputes

Experts divulge legal and financial aspects in quantifying damages in an M&A purchase price dispute. October 22

Auditing Standards Board Issues Additional Exposure Drafts Resulting From Clarity Project
Comments due on December 31 on eight Proposed Statements on Auditing Standards on auditor’s and special reports, and reporting on financial statements prepared with another country’s framework, resulting from its Clarity Project.

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Accounting Trends & Techniques
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The Guide to Investigating Business Fraud
Provides a clearly defined framework for approaching a fraud investigation from start to finish.

AICPA's 2009 Corporate Tax Review & Update: Real
World Applications!

See how to apply the latest changes when preparing federal business income tax returns. Earn 13 CPE credits.

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