March 21, 2014

What protections are afforded under a Kovel Arrangement?

In U.S. v. Kovel 296 F.2d 918 (2nd Cir. 1961), a law firm employed an accountant on its own staff. In the course of representing a […]
March 21, 2014

Is there such thing as Accountant Client Privilege?

Given the importance of the attorney-client privilege in a criminal case, perhaps the best reason that a CPA should not represent a taxpayer in a potential […]
March 21, 2014

When is there a need of representation for a CPA?

Under normal circumstances a CPA does not require representation when advising a client or a client’s attorney about a potential criminal matter. However, in certain circumstances […]