International


INTERNATIONAL

A European private-sector financial reporting advisory group will offer technical guidance on use of the IASB’s international accounting standards ( www.fee.be/secretariat/pressreleases.htm ).

The IASB publishes draft interpretations to clarify the international accounting standards approach to business combinations, disclosure, reporting currency, revenue and intangible assets. Comments are due by September 10 ( www.iasb.org.uk/cmt/0001.asp ).

PODCAST

What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.

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What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.