- Credits: 2
- Format: Self-Study Video
- Field of Study: Accounting
- Author/Speaker: Allison McLeod, LL.M., CPA
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|© May 2021||Basic Understanding of Accountancy||Self-Study Audio | OnDemand Webinar | Live Webinar|
This seminar will review situations in which a CPA or accounting professional may have to 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. This course is ideal for lawyers, CPAs, EAs, tax preparers, accountants, and insurance personnel.
After reading the course material, you will be able to:
- Define the elements of negligence, the common law cause of action.
- Explain what constitutes reasonable practitioner behavior concerning practice standards and common law.
- Ascertain how to avoid common pitfalls that could lead to the practitioner being sued.
Who Should Attend:
- All Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)