30 Tips from 30 Years

Ever since its founding in 1986 by a group of CPAs who organized about 1,400 CPA firms into a mutual insurance company, CAMICO has been directed and managed by CPAs, providing professional liability, employment practices, and other solutions for CPA firms.

Over that 30-year period, CAMICO has grown to more than 8,200 CPA firms in 45 states and the District of Columbia. A major component of CAMICO’s success is the company distinguishing itself by providing CPA-centric services and products that CPAs can’t find anywhere else—also known as The CAMICO Experience.

  • (Some) ransomware is technically advanced and has no known fix, except for the victim to rely on current backup files and backup services.
  • Ransomware and Cyber Risk Management

    Ransomware and cyber extortion represent one of today’s more malicious types of hacker attacks. It sneaks into computer systems, encrypts files, and demands a ransom before decrypting the files. A major problem is that ransomware does not always decrypt files even after the ransom is paid. Being prepared and taking precautions against cyber risk exposures such as ransomware is therefore essential. Otherwise, you’re at the mercy of criminals who prey on unprepared and unsuspecting businesses and individuals.

    Helping Clients with Legal Services


    Some clients will ask their CPA to assist them with the preparation of documents pertaining to the formation or liquidation of corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, or other entities that require organizational documents. At other times clients will ask for help with documents pertaining to mergers, acquisitions, dissolutions, employment, severance, compensation, or stock option plans.

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