Pocket 2000

Different countries are developing different regimes regarding

Implementation news

From 1998, companies in the United Kingdom and the United States, at least, have to report on their plans and expenditure for Year 2000. In the USA, The "Good Samaritan Act" became law at the end of 1998, exempting Year 2000 disclosures from threat of legal action.

United Kingdom and Europe

The Urgent Issues Task Force (UITF) of the Accounting Standards Board in the UK has set down the following rules for companies with accounting periods ending on or after 23rd March, 1998. Smaller entities are exempt from disclosure, but, nevertheless, are recommended to make it. Thanks for this summary to Mike Kusmirak of CompInfo who also provide links to manufacturers' compliance statements (15 May 98)


Rest of World

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