FYI


The SEC and state regulators launch the Investment Adviser Public Disclosure Web site, which offers investors free access to registration documents from more than 9,000 investment advisers. ( www.adviserinfo.sec.gov )

To better assist those representing clients in the Social Security Administration’s hearings and appeals process, SSA introduces a Web site with information including fee petitions, a model fee agreement, standards of conduct, official forms and links to SSA regulations and manuals. ( www.ssa.gov/representation )

The Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board sets up a new Web site ( www.fasab.gov ) containing its accounting and auditing policy committee’s documents.

SEC Commissioner Laura S. Unger says she will leave the agency after nearly four years there, including a six-month stint as acting chairman while the Bush administration sought a successor to Arthur Levitt. ( www.sec.gov/news/press/2001-109.txt )

Correction

The Web site address of Xpress Software was incorrectly listed in exhibit 1 of the article, “Ranking the Products” (Oct.01, page 28). The correct URL is www.xpresssoftware.com .

SPONSORED REPORT

CPEOs provide peace of mind around payroll services

The creation of these new IRS-certified service providers for small businesses clarifies some issues around traditional professional employer organizations.

QUIZ

8 sentences to help you master subject-verb agreement

When professionals prepare written material for readers inside their organization or outside, they should make sure that no errors distract from the message they need to convey. Take this short quiz for practice in subject-verb agreement.