Accountants and Malpractice: Can We Get Sued for This?

Course Details

Date

Friday, November 26, 2021

10:00am – 12:00pm (Registration: 8:06pm)

Location

Online

Field of Study

Ethics

CPE Credit

2 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge

Beginning

Vendor

CPA Crossings

Prerequisites

None

Description

This seminar reviews situations in which a CPA or accounting professional may be in danger of being sued. We cover common law causes of action, such as negligence, and the relevant standards and case law defining what constitutes reasonable practitioner behavior. This course is ideal for lawyers, CPAs, EAs, tax preparers, accountants and insurance personnel.

This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Highlights

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • How accountant liability is a very real threat in today's litigious society.
  • A discussion of scenarios in which accounting professionals can find themselves inadvertently involved in a lawsuit.
  • Pitfalls in which the accountant may find him- or her- self while dealing with clients.
  • Real-life examples from the speaker's extensive experience as a practitioner and as an expert witness in accounting malpractice cases.

Objectives

After attending the presentation you will be able to...

  • Define the elements of negligence, the common law cause of action.
  • Explain what constitutes reasonable practitioner behavior with reference to practice standards and common law.
  • Ascertain how to avoid common pitfalls that could lead to the practitioner being sued.

Designed For

Lawyers, CPAs, EAs, tax preparers, accounts, insurance personnel

Registration for this course has passed.

Course Pricing

WYOCPA Member Fee
$79.00

Non-Member Fee
$103.00

Your Price
$103.00

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