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  February 11, 2008 — In This Newsletter:

You Don’t Have to Be Crazy to Work Here ...
by Rick Telberg/At Large
... But it may help to be “hypomanic.”

Deepening Insolvency: An Emerging Threat?
by Kelly Hnatt/Journal of Accountancy
As courts continue to expand theories for holding auditors liable to clients and third parties, the concept of deepening insolvency is gaining prominence.

Small Business, Big Problems
by Vincent Ryan/CFO Magazine
Lousy morale, decrepit systems, and a crushing workload: Can a private-sector CFO save the SBA?

Interpreting SEC Schedules 13D and 13G for Sec. 382 Purposes
by Greg Fairbanks/The Tax Adviser
Truths and myths divulged.

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Weekly Spotlight

Winning New Business During Busy Season
by Tracy Crevar Warren
Why this is a great time to seek new clients. Five simple tips revealed.

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New and Noteworthy

The Audit Committee’s Role in Risk Oversight: Taking a Strategic View of the Enterprise
Experts divulge how to assess risk management capabilities and readiness for ERM. Ideal for board of directors, CEOs, audit committee members. March 27-28

AICPA Webcast: SEC Quarterly Update Webcast Series – First
Quarter 2008

Top experts reveal how new regulatory initiatives to accounting, reporting requirements and corporate finance activities will affect your firm. February 13

Auditing Standard No. 6, Evaluating Consistency of
Financial Statements

PCAOB’s new standard updates the auditor’s responsibilities to evaluate and report on the consistency of a company's financial statements by aligning it with SFAS No. 154. View details (PDF).

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Avoiding Circular 230 Malpractice Traps and Common Abusive Small Business Hot Spots, by Sid Kess
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Practice Continuation Agreements: A Practice Survival Guide,
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This new edition walks you step-by-step through each stage of the process of preparing a practice continuation agreement and includes a variety of helpful tools.

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