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Attestation

The act of witnessing the signature or execution of a legal document. One proves attestation by signing the document along with other relevant parties; the attestation proves that the document is authentic and can be enforced. Attestation is especially important to a will.
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Crittenden Regional's team initially met with consultants from HMS' EHR Initiatives Group in May 2011; together, they set a goal of beginning the hospital's reporting period on June 15 with the 90-day attestation period ending on Sept.
Robinson envisions a more likely scenario: a series of drawing room performances before Susannah Wheatley's ever widening circle of influential friends, perhaps extending back before the attestation was deemed necessary.
Further, the text of Attestation Standards clearly states that engagements in which the practitioner compiles financial statements are not attest engagements, because the practitioner is not required to examine or review any evidence supporting the information furnished by the client and does not express any conclusions on its reliability--that is, does not express any assurances on the information provided.
According to Jim Reavis, CEO of CSA, "Our mission is to promote trust and transparency in the cloud, and STAR Attestation plays a key role in achieving this goal.
Through this online initiative we are bringing the service directly to the customer, revolutionising the process of attestation.
The chairman said HEC has recently cleared the backlog of around 40,000 degrees which were pending for attestation.
Even though these procedures have existed, there was a confusion prevailing recently among the Indian community in the Sultanate regarding the marriage certificate attestation services.
The attestation powers of the judges is being taken away and being given to the revenue department and to the revenue administrative officer.
Return the Attestation of Development of Articulated Plan Form via U.
Once the electronic system is implemented, people can get attestation round the clock without visiting the offices of the chambers.
A proposed statement on standards for attestation engagements titled SSAE Hierarchy was released as well.
The AICPA is seeking comments on a proposed Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements, titled Reporting on an Entity's Internal Control Over Financial Reporting.