You raise a very interesting question...One I have been working hard to
solve over the last year. Our firm provides a full set of experiences in
perfroming a complete assessment of a company's status for year2000. I
have been speaking broadly on these issue especially in 3rd world
countries to try and raise the awareness....Certainly any assistance I
can render to help provide that awareness will be provided.....
Legal issues, accounting systems, backup systems and security systems
are very much ignored and yet in many cases these are the backborn of a
I will continue to speak on these issues....our company will continue to
provide assessment services and with many others HOPEFULLY...we will all
be compliant and not suffer the ramifications of the year2000 millennium
bug....The interesting issue is that even if you are
compliant....Someone else's non-compliance can greatly affect your
So let's try and get the word out...and anyone needing further
information can contact me directly....
S.E.I. Group Inc.
> I have been scratching around recently in the Legal, Accounting
> and Audit areas of the burgeoning Y2k Web.
> And a lot is going on. "More Y2k Links" is overflowing.
> But the main players are of the course the multinationals
> and Professional Societies in the USA, Canada and Europe.
> The Big Players are very active on the seminar circuit, and
> are doing a lot of good work.
> Now, I am a small business and only use individuals to
> do my tax and legal work. To my shame, I know that
> my own service suppliers are not up to speed (I tend to
> avoid them in case they ask me for money).
> Usually there are only one or two people in these small
> firms. I have seen no sign of any activity to support this
> type of enterprise.
> And there are definitely differing requirements between
> countries. In SA for example, the Roman Dutch law
> puts a completely different spin on Y2k Legal issues.
> So procedures relevant to the US and UK simply do not apply.
> We are slowly coming to grips with these issues,
> but disseminating the results is difficult.
> One of the gleams in my eye is to provide Web pages
> and Lists to service local professional associations.
> Contacting these is a problem. They tend not to be
> Web aware either.
> There is obviously a need to create awareness in this sector.
> Not only to keep their internal systems going, but to service
> their clients, who are also (presumably) small businesses.
> Anybody have any information, ideas or suggestions?
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