You must have gotten your ass kicked every day as a kid.
Do I think he has the auditors in his pocket, Of course not. Do it think that he has to convince them ever year that they are a going concern, absolutely. Remember, They have been in business for 12 years and have NO REVENUE.
Why would Jim have to make a public announcement of an "impending" deal for the auditor's sake? He has probably been telling them that every year for the past 12 years...why would he have to do it publicly this time? He made the announcement to temporarily stop the stock from hitting $0.50 plain and simple...you douche.