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  November 10, 2008 — In This Newsletter:
‘Good’ Isn’t Good Enough Anymore
by Rick Telberg/At Large
When times get tough, the tough get better. Is your firm ready?  Join the study; get the answers.

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IFRS, Fair Value Highlighted at Securities Industry Conference
by Sukanya Mitra
AICPA President and CEO, Barry Melancon, reminds CPAs “to be pragmatic and put context around current issues.”

Build Niche Forensic and Valuation Services
by Robert Gray, CPA, ABV
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Noncontrolling Interest: Much More Than a Name Change
by Paul Bahnson, et al./Journal of Accountancy
New consolidation rules for partially owned affiliates: FASB 160.

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Tech Corner

In Times of Uncertainty, the Decision to Do Nothing Could Be the Wrong Decision
Steve Ernst discusses the uncertainty caused by the current economic downturn and its impact on business decision making.

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Weekly Spotlight

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New and Noteworthy

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Auditing Standards Board Approves for Exposure, Suite of Clarified Risk Assessment Standards
AICPA members may wish to review the ASB’s proposed standards — when released in several weeks — along with the PCAOB’s recent issuance of its proposed standards, and comment on them simultaneously.

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