Will Y2K Be a Practice Nightmare? Or Just a Scare?
- Year 2000 Isn't a Problem, Is It? Morrow, Edwin P. // Journal of Financial Planning;Jun98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p101
This article examines the impact of the year 2000 issue (Y2K) on businesses, the government and financial planners which are very dependent on computers and supporting systems. The U.S. Treasury Department has commenced a mammoth overhaul of the computer software supporting the U.S. Internal...
- More Perspective on the Y2K Millennium Bug. Duff, Richard W. // Journal of Financial Planning;Aug1998, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p36
This paper deals with the implications of the year 2000 (Y2K) date conversion problem for financial planners. In the insurance business, for instance, where everything is so time dependent and mathematically independent, all kinds of questions are being raised. Tom Higgins, a business...
- Defusing the Year 2000 Time Bomb: Considerations for Investment Advisers. Kelvin, Jeffrey B. // Journal of Financial Planning;Jun98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p22
This article offers advice to financial planners in addressing challenges to be presented by the year 2000 (Y2K), as of June 1998. The starting point is an internal assessment of existing infrastructure. A planner cannot assume there is no Y2K problem. An active assessment must be undertaken....
- Fiduciary Concerns and Y2K. Shanney-Saborsky, Regina // Journal of Financial Planning;Feb1999, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p22
This article looks at the implications of the Year 2000 (Y2K) computer problem for U.S. financial planners' fiduciary responsibilities. While it is difficult, at best, to predict what will occur after December 31, 1999, the Y2K issues are potentially serious since they affect not only the...
- Millennium madness. Jovin, Ellen // Financial Planning;Sep97, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p171
Discusses the potential impact of the Year 2000 problem on investors and financial planners. Effect of the millennium bug on hardware and software functions; Compliance issues for companies; Software selection for planners' using operating systems. INSET: Already compliant..
- The millennium time bomb. Longo, Tracey // Financial Planning;Sep98, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p180
Focuses on the need for financial planners in the United States to comply to the year 2000 (Y2K) computer requirement. Action taken by the Securities and Exchange Commission to ensure advisers' compliance with Y2K; Program recommended for advisers to achieve a Y2K compliant computer version.
- Y2K Disclosure: When, Where And Why. Kelvin, Jeffrey B. // Financial Planning;Aug99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p126
Reports on the issues that are needed to be treated and discussed regarding the communication of Y2K preparedness. Form for Y2K disclosures; Types of communications that should be retained in the Y2K-compliance file of the financial planner; Tricky Y2K-related issues.
- 'Busting the Bug'--A Y2K Update. Ramsower, Dr. Reagan M. // Baylor Business Review;Spring1999, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p6
Discusses the year 2000 (Y2K) computer problem. Source of the Y2K problem; Effect on transportation systems; Global aspects of the problem.
- U.K. keeping an eye on Y2K. Goddard, Sarah // Business Insurance;07/19/99, Vol. 33 Issue 29, p71
Reports that most organizations in Great Britain are on schedule or complete in Year 2000 date conversion (Y2K) compliance as of July 19, 1999. Possible government intervention for remaining areas of concern; Findings of the Y2K assessment done by Action 2000, the body created to encourage Y2K...