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AICPA grows relationship with Colombian accounting organization


  • Accounting Today

The AICPA has expanded its relationship with the largest member organization representing public accountants in Colombia as accountants in the South American nation prepare for a move to IFRS. Read More

San Diego pension fund rethinks investment strategy, adviser


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The $10.5 billion San Diego County Employees' Retirement Association is looking for a new investment chief after raising concerns about a strategy recommended by an external adviser. The rift highligh… Read More

NYC's homeless shelters keep getting more people


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

New York City has provided public housing for hundreds of homeless families but more people keep showing up at shelters seeking a place to stay. Mayor Bill de Blasio's policy of giving preference to t… Read More

SEC members still mulling fiduciary rule


  • Investment Advisor

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White recently said she would provide clarity "in the short term" as to her own opinion of a fiduciary standard for brokers, noting the complexity o… Read More

Commentary: TRIA's benefits have outweighed government's costs


  • Hill, The

Congress should renew the backstop created under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act because strong capital levels and better risk models could foster a shift of certain exposures to private insurers and… Read More

Home Depot breach spurs 44 lawsuits


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Home Depot is facing at least 44 civil lawsuits in the wake of a payments system breach, the company says. The retailer has completed an effort to encrypt customer credit card data at the point of sal… Read More