The Three Laws of Physics in Accounting Firm Mergers

Pendulum desk toyWhat led to the succession crisis? Inertia.

By R. Peter Fontaine

Sir Isaac Newton was truly a genius for the ages. He lived 85 years, worked his way through Cambridge, invented calculus, had a seat in Parliament, was knighted by Queen Mary and now rests quietly in a prominent Westminster Abbey crypt.

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While best known for the unsubstantiated tale about a falling apple that led to his theory of gravity, Newton’s three laws of motion have withstood the test of time. These principles are remarkably applicable to modern-day accounting firm mergers.