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Institute of Management Accountants

A professional organization in the United States for management accountants and financial managers. These professionals specialize in the study of how managers use accounting and/or financial information in current or future business decisions. Unlike other accountants, they primarily report to the internal management of a company, rather than to an external body like shareholders or tax collection agencies. The Institute establishes common practices and ethical standards for these professionals, and awards the Certified Management Accountant designation upon the successful completion of an examination testing one's knowledge in four subjects: business analysis, management accounting and reporting, strategic management, and business applications.

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This often transforms client perception; with an IMA, they can relate to the securities rather than to merely the name of a mutual fund whose star ratings seem to change as frequently as the night sky.
And while the annual expense charged by a mutual fund is netted against the returns, the fee charged by the IMA must be deducted as a miscellaneous itemized deduction.
With a worldwide network of nearly 65,000 professionals, IMA is the world's leading organization dedicated to empowering accounting and finance professionals to drive business performance.
Including the IMA to receive a bequest in your will.
With a worldwide network of nearly 65,000 professionals, IMA is the world's leading organization dedicated to empowering managerial finance and accounting professionals to participate in their organizations to create economic value.
IMA also reports that the trial which commenced on October 11, 2005 has now concluded with judgement expected sometime in the first quarter of 2006.
The Board has been advised that IMA has a high probability of success at trial.
In addition to the exploration drilling, IMA is currently working towards the development of the project headed by Mr.
LGE will use Mindspeed's IMA devices to transport traffic from the BTS to the BSC over multiple T1/E1 links.
Upon implementation of the corporate restructuring, IMA will continue to hold a 100% interest in the Navidad project, while the newly created public company ("Newco") will hold the non-Navidad projects.