CATAAlliance News Events & Opportunities Oct 25, 2010
October 25, 2010

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CATA Releases October Update and Advocacy Alert: Argues for Immediate Improvements to the CRA's Management of the SR&ED Program

In his October SR&ED Update, Russ Roberts, Senior Vice President, Tax and Finance, CATAAlliance, highlights the problems that companies are encountering with the CRA's new, more rigid expectations and audit practices; outlines CATA's work on best practices and CATA's recent SR&ED advocacy efforts; and invites your participation in CATA's new LinkedIn SR&ED forum. The Update outlines how businesses can carry the message forward.

Access the update online at:

Please consider joining the LinkedIn SR&ED Discussion Group   LinkedIn

CATA News and Events:

American Growth Funds Looking for Canadian Investment Opportunities -
A New Source of Funding for Canadian companies: A one hour Teleforum sponsored by CATAAlliance will take place on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. EST. Pre Register now as space is limited.

Protecting Your Intellectual Property in China -
Wednesday, October 27th, 2010. Intellectual Property (IP) has been identified by some of the executives participating in the EVS25 Mission to China in November, as a special concern. You are welcome to join us for a Conference Call that addresses this issue.

CATAAtlantic Information Briefing Teleforum
Join a group of your peers and industry leaders on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010, for this informative 1-hour teleforum. Peter Lindfield, Regional Director, CATAAtlantic, and John Reid, President and CEO, CATAAlliance, will discuss the opportunities and role CATAAtlantic can and will play in fostering growth and awareness of Atlantic Canada's high-tech sector. Register Today!

CATAnet TV: Canada's High Tech Sector and i-Canada
CATA regularly speaks out on issues of concern to Canada's High Tech Sector: Watch the latest CTV Tech Now interview of CATA CEO John Reid, by CTV host, Paul Brent as they discuss federal government technology review, Innovation gap, leadership and savings strategy.

Isaac Newton 2060 End of the World Conference Discussion - Beyond the End of Time: Mashing up with Isaac Newton
You are invited to participate in the next ACE (Action Committee on Entrepreneurship) Update Conference Call taking place at 1 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Nov. 9th. The purpose of this call is to discuss the Isaac Newton 2060 End of the World Conference.

CATA research repository:

Conference Call Briefing on $40M Program & Buy-and-Sell Website
now Available at the CATA Research Repository


Ps A Note from the Desk of CATA CEO, John Reid, to all our email subscribers: Join the CATA Social Network on Linkedin:
CATA is now providing a number of social networking forums for executives to connect, inform and inspire others to individual and organizational success. In order to benefit and be first in line for critical updates, please join the CATAAlliance main social networking group (1040 current members) on Linkedin at:

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