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Accountants' Negligence and Liability (Hardcover) (Simon Salzedo & Tony Singla)

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Accountants' Negligence and Liability covers all the main areas of accountants' legal liabilities, including audit liabilities to clients and others, tax and insolvency work and conflicts of interest. Accountants' negligence claims are often complex with claimants alleging negligence in relation to statutory and non-statutory audits, accounting advice, specified procedures reporting, due diligence reports and corporate finance reporting. Accountants' Negligence and Liability covers the difficult legal issues including the scope of losses for which the accountant may be liable with detailed reference to case law as well as money laundering and regulatory issues as they affect accountants. The book looks at accountants' negligence in relation to claims against accountants acting for corporations and accountants acting for individuals covering topics and case law of relevance and is aimed principally at accountants' professional legal advisers, lawyers advising on claims against accountants and accountants. Accountants' negligence cases in the book include: Equitable Life v E&Y (2005), Moore Stephens v Stone Rolls Ltd (2009) and Assetco PLC v Grant Thornton UK LLP (2013). Contents: Audit liability - to whom? Audit liability - for what losses? Audit liability - for what conduct - standard of care - watchdog/bloodhound or some other dog? Audit liability - procedural aspects; Tax liabilities including regulatory risks; Insolvency liabilities; Other liabilities - due diligence, valuation, forensic work, expert witness work etc; Conflicts of Interest and confidential information; Relationships with regulators and potential liability therefrom; Limitation - time bar; Contributory fau Contribution from others; Contractual limitation of liability (including UCTA and companies act restriction); Professional discipline regimes (CCAB, FRC); Money laundering, including ICAEW Rules.
Number of Pages: 473.0
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Author: Simon Salzedo & Tony Singla
Language: English
Street Date: November 24, 2016
TCIN: 51570248
UPC: 9781780434865
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-4009

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