Accountants and Malpractice: Can We Get Sued for This? (Completed)

Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Instructor: Allison McLeod
Begin Time:  9:00am Pacific Time
10:00am Mountain Time
11:00am Central Time
12:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

This webinar will review situations in which a CPA or accounting professional may have be in danger of being sued. We will cover common law causes of action, such as negligence, and the relevant standards and case law defining what constitutes reasonable practitioner behavior.

Topics Covered

  • Situations in which a CPA or accounting professional may have be in danger of being sued
  • Common law causes of action
  • Relevant standards and case law defining what constitutes reasonable practitioner behavior

Learning Objectives

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

Level
Basic

Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Regulatory Ethics (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites
None

Advance Preparation
None

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