June 7, 2010

The purpose of the accountant-client privilege is to create an atmosphere in which the client is able to provide all relevant information to an accountant without fear that the information will be subsequently disclosed. Jason Rosenthal, principal in the Policyholders' Insurance Coverage group, authored an article for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants where he discusses accountant-client privilege in various jurisdictions, other protections and requirements, and possible exceptions.

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