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Accountants' Legal Liability Guide.

Accountants' Legal Liability Guide

by George Spellmire, Wayne Baliga and Debra Winiarski, HBJ Miller Accounting Publications, 465 South Lincoln Drive, Troy, MO 63379-9000, (800) 543-1918 (MO and AK residents can call collect at 314/528-8110), $40.

This legal reference book was specifically designed for the professional accountant to help reduce or eliminate liability exposure. The reference highlights high-risk engagements and discusses practice management strategies and procedures accounting firms could implement to avoid liability. The aims of the authors include providing accountants with an understanding of the law of accounting liability as well as the various types of actions possible under common law and statutory law. Features include: explanation of the stages of a lawsuit; special case studies illustrating common liability risks and suggestions on how to avoid the same traps; issues ensuring comprehensive insurance protection; discussions/analyses of court decisions in common and statutory law actions against accountants, including actions for alleged malpractice and fraud, and violation of tax, RICO and securities statutes. A special section details various litigation support services available.
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Publication:The National Public Accountant
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Jun 1, 1991
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