TITLE

EDITOR'S NOTE

AUTHOR(S)
Wolosky, Howard W.
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Practical Accountant;Dec2004, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for CPA profession and the financial community to change the way that it operates and become more transparent to survive in this new age, where information is easily available. Quite simply, in addition to the marketplace, the Internet, XBRL and e-mail are forcing everyone into the "Age of Transparency." A simple Internet search can get anyone volumes of desired relevant financial and other information in nanoseconds. Beyond the free access, there are multitudes of service providers that charge fees for the desired information. In fact, many firms utilize these services when checking up on a potential new client.
ACCESSION #
15289009

 

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