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  • 9/28/04 7:08 am CDT

    Yesterday, the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a voluntary program allowing registrants to file supplemental financial information using Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL).

    Yesterday, the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a voluntary program allowing registrants to file supplemental financial information using Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL). This voluntary program would enable the SEC to evaluate the benefits of XBRL-tagged filing with the 2004 year-end reporting season. XBRL is a royalty-free, open specification for software that uses XML data tags to describe financialmore...
  • 9/27/04 7:08 am CDT

    Grant Thornton LLP, announced today their national sponsorship of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).

    Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations, announced today their national sponsorship of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). “Grant Thornton is honored to support ACG and its strategic efforts to increase revenues, profits and, ultimately, stakeholder value for members,” says Ed Russ, Grant Thornton chief marketing officer.more...
  • 8/24/04 7:08 am CDT

    The majority of U.S. senior financial executives are in support of stock option expensing, reports a survey recently conducted by Grant Thornton LLP, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations, with more than three-quarters of respondents saying they agree with such measures.

    Nearly three-quarters of respondents says that greater transparency is needed in financial reporting; more than half do not think accounting firms should do both the audit and assist with documentation of internal controls.

    The majority of U.S. senior financial executives are in support of stock option expensing, reports a survey recently conducted by Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations, with more than three-quarters of respondents saying they agree with such measures. “By expensing stock options, you'll improve the reporting of truemore...
  • 8/23/04 7:08 am CDT

    Today, more than ever, not-for-profits should establish solid business ethics to help mitigate debacles that can put organizations into a tailspin, according to Grant Thornton LLP's NFPerspectives newsletter.

    Today, more than ever, not-for-profits should establish solid business ethics to help mitigate debacles that can put organizations into a tailspin, according to Grant Thornton LLP’s NFPerspectives newsletter. “It’s more important than ever that business ethics are reinforced in not-for-profit organizations,” says Kim McCormick, assurance partner and not-for-profit practice leader with Grant Thornton’s San Jose, Calif., officemore...
  • 8/13/04 7:08 am CDT

    Cement is everywhere. It makes up our roads, is the main ingredient in concrete that lays the foundation for our homes and in the 1960s even made the Beverly Hillbillies’ “cement pond” a reality

    Cement is everywhere. It makes up our roads, is the main ingredient in concrete that lays the foundation for our homes and in the 1960s even made the Beverly Hillbillies’ “cement pond” a reality. The construction industry of 2004, however, has access to less cement due to a number of factors, including a building boom in Southeast Asia and fewer ocean freighters available to supply the United States with imported cementmore...
  • 8/10/04 7:08 am CDT

    More than half of U.S. business leaders expect to hire more employees by the end of the year, according to Grant Thornton LLP's Business Optimism

    More than half of U.S. business leaders expect to hire more employees by the end of the year, according to Grant Thornton LLP's Business Optimism Index, part of the Grant Thornton Survey of U.S. Business Leaders. The Grant Thornton Business Optimism Index is an aggregate of three measures, economic outlook, business growth, and employment, indexed to a scale from 0 to 100. The current Index of 74 percent dropped from a high of 76more...
  • 8/10/04 7:08 am CDT

    Food and beverage industry executives say they will continue to target health conscious consumers as buyer interest in this area steadily grows, reports the first annual Grant Thornton Survey of U.S. Food and Beverage Companies.

    Food and beverage industry executives say they will continue to target health conscious consumers as buyer interest in this area steadily grows, reports the first annual Grant Thornton Survey of U.S. Food and Beverage Companies. According to the survey, respondents believe that consumer interest in healthy food and beverage options, particularly among baby boomers, will continue throughout year end, with 45 percent seeing their greatestmore...
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