Pennsylvania CPA Journal

Fall 2016

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Feature Articles

  • Marcellus Shale Squeeze: Natural Gas Market Turned Sour, but Some Opportunities Still Sweet

    When is too much of a good thing a bad thing? Pennsylvania sits on one of the world’s largest deposits of natural gas, which is good ... until it isn’t. Like oil, natural gas will always have its share of booms and busts.
  • SMEs Hit the Road: Better Watch for Global Hazards

    The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and similar regulations across the globe have been a source of great anxiety for large publicly traded companies. There is significant risk of unknowingly becoming ensnared in the framework of rules, particularly as a company becomes more global. There are resources to help guide companies through these risks, but many appear focused on resource-rich, large multinational companies.
  • When Trust Fades: Gauging Client-CPA Success Factors

    CPA practitioners must exercise due diligence and professional skepticism in accepting and continuing all clients and engagements. A continual evaluation of the client (whether prospective or continuing) can keep a CPA’s exposure to litigation and financial controversy to minimal risk. And the foundation for this evaluation must be our Code of Conduct.


Columns

Beyond the Copy

Marcellus Shale Squeeze: Natural Gas Market Turned Sour, but Some Opportunities Still Sweet 

Ed Kollar, CPA, EA, CSEP, discusses his fall 2016 Pennsylvania CPA Journal feature.

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The Benefits of a Margin Risk Management Program

Tim Dinan discusses how implementing a margin risk management program has affected his company’s bottom line.

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Member Recognitions

The following are the appointments, elections, awards, designations, and company updates that occurred in fall of 2016.View recognitions >