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Why CPAs Should Consider Cyber Insurance

NAPLIA Announces Hanover Insurance as Underwriter of its Nationwide Accountant’s Error and Omission Program

Why a stop-work caveat for engagement letters?

State Auto Financial Corporation reported fourth quarter 2016 net income of $32.5 million

Better Business Bureau Certificate of No Complaints and No Negative Customer Reviews for 36 months

Webinar: Avoiding Risk in CPA Firm Mergers

North American Professional Liability Insurance Agency, LLC (NAPLIA) Announces an Alliance with Accountants Advisory Group, LLC (AAG)

The DOL Changes and E&O Premiums

PHISHING? What is it and why you need to be concerned

NAPLIA Now Offers BIZLock® Cyber Liability Coverage

Is your firm prepared for the New Overtime Pay Rules?

NAPLIA Files Lawsuit Against Jorgensen for Defamation and Interference with Customers, and Defeats Jorgensen Copyright Claim in Round One in Court

NAPLIA and CPA ProSecure present Loss Prevention webinar series with guest speakers Stephanie Perkins, Esq. Wilhelm Dingler, Esq. and Gary Kessler, Esq.

Cyber Claims in 2016

Top 5 take-aways from BD Watch conference on the new DOL fiduciary rule

NAPLIA Announces New Program Manager for Bookkeepers’ Professional Liability Division

CPA FMA Conference in Baltimore

Advice and apps to stay organized in a world full of information

Do you want the short or the long answer?

Gary Sutherland presenting at LeClairRyan 2016 Accountant Liability Event

Ransomware: Overview, Prevention and Response Best Practices

VIDEO:  The importance of client screening for CPA firms

VIDEO:  Protect your CPA firm

VIDEO:  Failure to detect fraud common in claims against CPA firms

NAPLIA leaders present “What You Need to Know About Cybersecurity” at fi360 conference in San Diego

Better Business Bureau Accredited Business

Video: CPA Firms have a target on their back

Why don't all websites have contact information?

VIDEO:  Turbocharge your Engagement Letter with John Raspante

VIDEO:  Malpractice Risk for CPA firms with John Raspante

VIDEO:  Engagement Letters as a Life Preserver with Stephen Vono

VIDEO: Trends in Malpractice Claims with Stephen Vono

Gary Sutherland achieves 15 years as CIC

Q&A from 5 Things Every Engagement Letter Needs webinar

2015 Genworth national cost of Home Care Providers

Retirement Plan Claims

Reflecting on 60 years of living

How the Affordable Care Act Impacts Accounting Firms

Change is hard but often necessary

Beware of new ransomware Cryptowall 4.0

You are who Google says you are

The Investment Professional’s Guide to Errors & Omissions Insurance

Trends in Claims Made Against Accountants

NAPLIA ebook Chapter 2:  Removing client files from the office

Fraudulent Transfer Scams Plaguing CPAs & Advisors

NAPLIA Underwriter Hanover Insurance Group named to Forbes list

NAPLIA's Paul Smith Attends Family Office Conference in NYC

Cyber tip: How often to change passwords

Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) by the numbers

Announcing CPA ProSecure: New Errors and Omissions Insurance Program for Accounting Firms

NAPLIA ebook Question 1: Destruction and archiving of old client files

Find sample engagement letters at NAPLIA's newly relaunched website

Active Response to Cyber Attacks Has High Risk

Mitigating CPA Malpractice

Hurricane Sandy relief through retirement plan hardship distributions and loans

Massachusetts Supreme Court holds that limitation periods may be shortened by contract

Join our CPA Alert Linkedin Group

Protecting your Client Data from Identity Theft

Certifying Acceptance Agents - Sample Engagement Letter

Understanding Intellectual Property - Free Webinar

Understanding the difference in professional liability insurance policies

The incalculable cost of Identity Theft to your firm

Social Media and Employee Liability - NLRB Report

Email Retention- Does your firm have a policy?

War Story: Why Coverage Matters (Client Identity Theft)

Electronic Discovery impact on Record Retention Policies

AICPA warns about “phishing” scam using their logo

IRS Requires Continuing Education for Tax Preparer - Approved Providers

What is the difference between “admitted” and “non-admitted” insurance?

Retention of Client Records - Sample policy & FAQ's

Top Ten Accounting Resources of 2011

What goes into your Credit Score?

Who needs Trustee Liability Insurance?

Employer-provided cell phones tax free

What is the cost of a Data Breach ?

Emerging Cyber Threats; You can’t hide your head in the sand

Reporting Potential Claims: Understanding your Professional Liability

Responding to Subpoenas: an Accountants Guide

Rita Keller - Accounting Today 100 Most Influential People

NAPLIA named to the Inc. 5000 for 2011

Insurance claims for data theft worldwide jumped 56% last year

General Release of Professional Claims

Compelling Reasons to consider Employee Dishonesty

How CPAs Can Recognize & Avoid Unauthorized Practice of Law

Understanding professional liability policy conditions

Naming your client as an additional insured

Laptop Security – Important Steps to Mitigating Risk

Liability Insights for Accounting Firms - Free Seminar

Why Value is more important than Savings

Mining for Gold in Social Media: Things Advisors need to get started.

Suits for Fees - ways to avoid them and the liability they create

5 Things to consider when referring clients to another professional

Information Security & Cyber Liability: Essential Steps to Protection

Trustee Liability & Exposure

Negative Engagement Letters

Report of Foreign Bank & Financial Accounts - FBAR

IRS 2011 Preparer Letters and Visitation Program

"Red Flags" Exemption for Accounting Firms Becomes Law

Economy shows moderate growth, and Accounting Industry hiring

2011 – The year of Information Security

Engagement Letters and Tax Services

3 Signs of a hardening professional liability market

Building an effective and compliant social media program for Investment Advisors

What to do if you have a Data Breach

Compelling Reasons your firm should have Employment Practices Liability (EPLI) policy

Security Breach Claims