England's King Richard III, deceased more than 500 years, has yet to find a final resting place. His descendants say he would not have wanted to be reburied in Leicester, where his skeleton was retrieved from under a parking lot last year, and instead would have preferred burial in York.
About 60% of CFOs polled by Financial Executives International and Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business say they plan to hire within the next six months. They also say employee compensation is expected to increase by 3.5% during the next year.
A subgroup of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has produced a data standard for the general ledger and the accounts receivable ledger, as part of a push to broaden and deepen eXtensible Business Reporting Language. The subgroup plans to craft more data standards for subledgers.
A group of Indian government agencies will make key decisions on the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards this week. The proposed Indian Accounting Standards would include carve outs for several industries.