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MHM’s Thought Leadership Videos

The MHM Biz Tips channel on YouTube features great videos about topical technical issues affecting the accounting industry. Hear MHM’s subject matter experts speak about: Current Discussions on Auditor Independence and Mandatory Rotation New Regulations for Broker Dealers Revenue Recognition Goodwill Impairment Tests Troubled Debt Restructurings Five Significant Differences Between SAS 70 & SSAE 16 […]

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Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes

Accounting for income taxes is very much in the public spotlight in 2012 as sweeping tax reforms are taking center stage in election-year issues, and standard-setters are reconsidering the accounting rules for private companies. Taking the initiative in these challenging times, the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) selected “accounting for uncertainty in income taxes” as the […]

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Tests for Impairment of Intangible Assets

Companies may soon have more flexibility in testing for impairment of indefinite-lived intangible assets, if changes exposed for comment by the FASB in January 2012 are adopted as proposed. This new proposal follows closely on the heels of guidance recently released for impairment tests of goodwill, and there are similarities in both the objectives and […]

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Organizational Changes at MHM

We’re proud to announce some changes in technical and leadership roles here at Mayer Hoffman McCann. It is a true testament to the quality of our people. In brief: Bruce Murphy is a new Board appointee. Michelle Spriggs has joined the Professional Standards Group. Hal Hunt is now the National Employee Benefits Plan (EBP) Audit […]

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Helping You Understand Qualitative Tests for Impairment of Goodwill

In our latest issue of the MHM Messenger we discuss how companies can apply the new guidance for testing for impairment of goodwill. An Executive Briefing on the topic, developed by MHM’s Professional Standards Group  goes in-depth on the topic with an overview of qualitative assessments, Q&As about testing goodwill for impairment, plus an illustrative […]

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MHM’s Keith Peterka Discusses IFRS in Financier Worldwide

Keith Peterka, a member of Mayer Hoffman McCann’s Professional Standards Group and expert in IFRS was featured in the February 2012 issue of Financier Worldwide. Keith was a panelist for the magazine’s Roundtable Q&A discussion on IFRS along with others with expertise in this field. Keith’s excerpts are available on the MHM website. The full […]

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Tweedie Urges U.S. Acceptance of IFRS

International Accounting Standards Board chairman Sir David Tweedie made the case Thursday for U.S. businesses and the Securities and Exchange Commission to support International Financial Reporting Standards this year. Speaking before the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., Tweedie said that 2011 would be seen as the year when the future path of financial […]

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