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California requires bot disclosure, texting clients after hours, Walmart lays off hundreds of accountants, and more

California requires bot disclosure, texting clients after hours, Walmart lays off hundreds of accountants, and more

Blake and David discuss the latest cloud accounting news, including a California law that means chatbots have to disclose they’re not human, a survey showing that 73% think it's OK to text clients after business hours, Walmart's recent layoffs of hundreds of accountants in Charlotte, an MYOB glitch that sent personal payroll information to the wrong recipients, the no. 1 challenge blocking controllership transformation, stats showing that representation of black accountants in the profession has improved little over the last 50 years, and a proposal to allow for adaptive-learning CPE.

AICPA ENGAGE: Liz Mason, Byron Patrick, & Rachel Fisch

AICPA ENGAGE: Liz Mason, Byron Patrick, & Rachel Fisch

Blake sits down with Rachel, Byron, and Liz to discuss the top threats facing the accounting profession, the best opportunities for CPAs as robots take over lower level tasks, the SEC's lawsuit against Kik, which is accused of conducting a $100 million unregistered ICO, and Tom Maxwell's question on Twitter, "Do you send text messages to your clients?"