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 November 24, 2008 — In This Newsletter:

Have You Fired a Client Lately?
by Rick Telberg/At Large
Why you can’t afford that difficult client — and what to do about it.

The Insurance Claims Process
by Timothy Voncina, CPA
How forensic accountants play a vital role.

The Firm of the Future
by Ronald Baker/Journal of Accountancy
New model shuns time sheets, favors value creation.

Leaving Home
by Kate Plourd/CFO Magazine
A foreign post can advance your career, but don't let your sense of adventure get the best of you.

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Weekly Spotlight

The Move Toward ASP Solutions
by James Bourke, CPA, CITP
How CPA firms can benefit from them.

Bank Improves Records Management With Document
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Risk Prevention Key to Success
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New and Noteworthy

AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and
PCAOB Developments

Christopher Cox keynotes. Ideal for CFOs, auditors, senior financial execs. December 8-10

Using the ‘General Contractor Model’ to Understand and Meet Your Clients' Needs
Experts identify opportunities on how to convert clients’ needs into business. December 3

Seventy-five Percent of Surveyed CPA Firms Report Growth in 2008
View details (PDF).

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AICPA’s 2008 Federal Income Tax 'Workshop Update' by Sid Kess: Applying the Key Changes
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Adopting IFRS: Getting Your Organization Ready
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Career Resources
AICPA Conferences
Current SEC and PCAOB Developments
12/8 - 12/10, Washington, DC
Employee Benefit Plans Accounting, Auditing and Regulatory Update
12/11 - 12/12, Washington, DC

AICPA Accounting Firm
Marketing Forum

1/15/2009 - 1/16/2009,
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AICPA Webcasts

12/3 - Using the ‘General Contractor Model’ to Understand and Meet Your Clients' Needs

12/4 - Audit Risk Alert for Year-End 2008/2009

12/8 - Vendor Management


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