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Professional Liability 101 – Defending Accountant Malpractice Claims

Date: October 29, 2019

Time: 12:00PM - 01:00PM

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Defending claims against accounting professionals demands a working knowledge of the types of engagements accountants typically enter into, the typical claims made against accounting professionals and the available lines of defense to those claims. This primer on assessing and defending claims against accounting professionals will cover these topics and will provide an understanding of the various applicable standards, governing regulatory authorities and provide a technical vocabulary to allow practitioners to become competent handling accountant claims and to develop deeper expertise in this area.

Who Should Attend

  • Attorneys with less than 10 years experience practicing law
  • Attorneys new to defending accounting professionals or those attorneys wishing to move into the area of defending accounting professionals
  • Claims professionals who regularly handle accounting professional liability claims.

What You Will Learn

  • Types of accounting engagements
  • Regulatory authorities
  • Essential elements of accounting malpractice and regulatory claims
  • Defenses to claims against accounting professionals
  • Measure of damages