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Financial Authorities and AICPA Join Forces
Innovative Online Program gives Financial Executives the Knowledge They Need to Remain Ahead of the Curve | US
September 09, 2002

New York City, NY-September 9, 2002, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) have teamed up to deliver a comprehensive series of webcasts designed to help today’s financial executive stay abreast of the ever changing financial landscape -- without taking them out of the office to do so. and the AICPA plan to rollout two quarterly webcast series for a total of eight webcasts beginning in September. One webcast series, The CFO Roundtable, will address current topics and issues facing CFOs and controllers, including timely topics like off-balance sheet financing, auditing, ERISA, and xBRL – just to name a few. The second series, The SEC Quarterly Update, will take place approximately two weeks prior to the end of each calendar quarter and discuss current SEC regulatory, accounting and reporting, and Division of Corporate Finance issues.

“Today’s financial executive needs a trusted resource to turn to for critical and timely information,” states John Morrow, CPA and Vice President at the AICPA. “The combination of the AICPA’s technical resources and the editorial team’s knowledge of today’s financial issues give financial executives a real resource for staying abreast of current developments.”

Ms. Mimi Citarella, General Manager for states, “We have received overwhelming acclaim for using webcasts to deliver quality content. Webcasts save time and money while delivering solutions for executives and staffers who have to make ever more complex fiduciary and regulatory decisions in this climate of change, yet are under enormous time-pressures to do so.”

For more information or to sign up for this innovative online offering from and AICPA visit

About was launched in 2000 to address the changing needs of Senior Financial Executives (SFE) and reaches more than 200,000 financial executives. is the first and only online resource providing the most up-to-date information for trends in corporate finance, strategies and breaking news.

Today’s CFOs need a source that goes beyond general information and provides the tools and insights that help them excel in managing their demanding roles.’s editorial content and applications are developed in conjunction with financial executives around the world to ensure the most relevant information is accessible instantly anywhere there is a connection to the Internet.


The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the national, professional organization of CPAs, with more than 330,000 members in business and industry, public practice, government, and education. It sets U.S. auditing and professional ethical standards and, with the Financial Accounting Standards Board, U.S. accounting standards. The AICPA is the first national, professional association to be ISO 9001-certified, in recognition of its quality management and assurance practices.

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