Corporate Governance


The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) approved guidelines for insurers and pension funds to strengthen public confidence in the insurance industry and protect pensions from mismanagement and fraud ( www.oecd.org/dataoecd/19/10/34799740.pdf ; www.oecd.org/dataoecd/ ). Both sets of guidelines draw from the corporate governance principles the OECD created in 1999 and revised in 2004.

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Cybersecurity threats proliferating for midsize and smaller businesses

This report details how SMBs can properly protect private information from breaches, design and implement a cybersecurity policy, and create safeguards for training and education.

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Being responsive to clients

CPAs and their firms have daily pressures and hectic schedules, but being responsive is crucial to client satisfaction. Leaders in the profession offer advice for CPA firms that want to be responsive to clients.

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Test yourself on these often confused words

The spelling checker on your word processing program can do only so much to flag problems. Your best insurance is to learn the troublesome words that trip up writers and use them correctly by the standards of formal, written English.