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  • Senior managers' pay booms in emerging markets
    In the past decade, multinational companies have dramatically increased salaries for senior managers in markets such as China, Turkey and Indonesia, so much so that in some emerging countries, senior-management pay equals that in developed countries. CGMA Magazine (12/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Brazil's central bank will streamline data requirements
    The Brazilian central bank plans to eliminate requirements for information not useful in supervising the banking industry, President Alexandre Tombini says. "We intend to end the presentation of information that has become redundant and does not contribute to the oversight of the sector," he said. Reuters (12/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • PUMA's "natural capital" accounting gains expert support
    PUMA's accounting methodology for environmental profit and loss received approval from independent experts gathered by parent PPR to vet the approach. Two challenges, standardization and participation, must be addressed if "natural capital" accounting is to gain momentum. "The E P&L as an approach is unlikely to be used by more companies unless a more accessible methodology is developed," according to a report. The Guardian (London)/The Sustainable Business Blog (12/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Oman moves to diversify economy
    Oman is pushing to give the private sector a bigger role in the economy to lessen its dependence on oil. The country recently unveiled a plan to build a large petrochemical complex in Duqm, and it is also investing heavily in transportation infrastructure. Reuters (12/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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    The AICPA's IFRS Certificate Program helps you build the knowledge needed in today's global business world. The program consists of 25 online, self-study multimedia training courses that are interactive and scenario based. Upon successful completion of the course, CPAs will receive a certificate and continuing-education credit. Non-CPAs will receive an award of educational achievement. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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