FYI


The Financial Accounting Foundation appointed Marc A. Siegel to the FASB board. His term was effective Oct. 20 and extends until June 30, 2013. Prior to his appointment, Siegel led the accounting research and analysis team at RiskMetrics Group in Rockville, Md. He succeeds George J. Batavick.

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.

VIDEO

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.