Accountants’ Liability is a reliable resource that accountants can turn to for guidance on how to meet professional responsibilities, comply with relevant rules, and avoid legal land mines. The book provides accountants and their attorneys with the legal, strategic, and tactical knowledge they need to prove (or successfully defend against) claims such as:
- Breach of contract
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Securities claim fraud
- Common law fraud
- Civil RICO actions
- Practice and ethical violations
Accountants’ Liability spotlights the damage done if accountants fail to follow professional conduct, auditing, accounting or tax standards. The expert authors discuss the sources of claims, the various legal theories upon which they may be instituted, and some of the practical problems faced by the parties in litigating such claims.Accountants’ Liability is an essential guide for all accountants, auditors, and attorneys, as well as a useful reference for insurance professionals.