FAF trustees name members to FAS advisory panel

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The Board of Trustees of the Norwalk-based Financial Accounting Foundation appointed 10 new members to the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, which is responsible for advising the Financial Accounting Standards Board on strategic issues, project priorities and other matters that affect accounting standard setting. The new members will serve a one-year term beginning Jan. 1, […] [Read More]
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Host of holiday chamber events this week…

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Thanksgiving is past, Hanakuh is halfway through and Christmas is around the corner. That can only mean one thing — well, it could mean a lot of things, but here’s one more — End-of-year chamber events. On Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., the Bridgeport Regional Business Council is holding its 2013 annual dinner at the Trumbull […] [Read More]
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FAF Trustees name GASB advisory council members

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The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation, headquartered in Norwalk, has appointed six new members to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council. The new members will serve two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2014. The GASAC advises the Governmental Accounting Standards Board on technical issues, project priorities and other matters that affect standards setting […] [Read More]
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CT AAII hosts Yahoo! Finance columnist Michael Santoli

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The CT Chapter of the American Association of Individual Investors will host an event with Michael Santoli, senior columnist at Yahoo! Finance, Wednesday Dec. 11 from 6 to 9:15 p.m. at The Waters Edge at Giovanni’s II, 2748 Post Road, Darien. Santoli, former Associate Editor of Barron’s, will discuss “How Old Is This Bull Market?” […] [Read More]
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Ethan Allen gives customers chance to win $50,000 in store credit

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Happy holidays, indeed. Danbury’s Ethan Allen is holding a $50,000 Holiday Wishlist Sweepstakes, from now through Dec. 22. The grand prize, $50,000 of Ethan Allen credit, will go to one randomly selected winner chosen in a drawing held on Dec. 27. To enter, customers can stop in to the Ethan Allen Design Center, ask a […] [Read More]
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GE hires Geithner’s former chief of staff

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GE has appointed Michael Silva as vice president, chief regulatory officer and compliance leader at GE Capital. Silva will resume this post on Monday, based in Norwalk, and will report operationally to GE Capital chairman and CEO Keith Sherin and functionally to GE’s general counsel Brackett Denniston. Before joining GE, Silva worked at the Federal Reserve […] [Read More]
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Robeks pitches in for Hole in the Wall Gang

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A number of area Robeks stores raised $2,000 in October by donating $1 for every drink sold to Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, started by the actor and philanthropist as a place for children with serious illnesses. Robeks locations in Stamford, Greenwich, Fairfield, Westport and Norwalk participated in the fundraising drive. [Read More]
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Aviation expert to address Whitehead debate at BRBC event

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More than 350 business and community leaders will gather to celebrate the Bridgeport Regional Business Council’s 2013 Annual Dinner on Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Trumbull Marriott, 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull. The milestone event, sponsored by TD Bank, People’s United Bank and Bank of America, will feature guest speaker John Brown, an aviation […] [Read More]
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