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Crime Novelist Wins $51 Million From Accounting Firm
Law Prof: I May File Law School Ethics Charges
Bill on Bankruptcy: Fee Agreement Puts Law Firm In Trustee's Sights
Ponzi Schemer Marc Dreier Confesses 'Sins' in New Film
A recent press release should send a shudder to some voluntary disclosure participants. It should frighten some tax preparers and their clients....more
The Hawaii Society of Enrolled Agents (HSEA) invited me to give a short presentation on November 16, 2012, about Circular 230 and its interaction with selected audit and collection issues.
I passed out a short...more
In Conley v. First Nat’l Ins. Co. of Am., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 20281 (9th Cir., Sept. 27, 2012), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit considered whether a lawsuit alleging “anxiety” qualified as “bodily injury” for...more
The Miccosukee Indian tribe has severed their longtime business relationship with their former lawyer, Dexter Lehtinen and has filed a lawsuit against him for malpractice. The tribe members allege that Lehtinen gave them...more
Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”) has announced that it intends to start imposing the maximum penalty of £3,000 in respect of online and paper SDLT returns under section 96 of the Finance Act...more
One pressing area in which clients
are increasingly seeking feedback
from their accounting and financial
advisory team is Asset Protection.
Part of that stewardship is making
sure that the growth and savings
I was asked recently, “why should I make a Voluntary Disclosure when my offshore money is not in a Swiss Bank?”
This is a very important question. First, no lawyer admitted in California is going to advise a client to...more
Michael Axe reports on the implications of the English Court of Appeal's decision that confidential communications between clients and their accountants are not protected from disclosure by Legal Professional...more
Massachusetts obtained a $3 million grant to study "alternatives" to a consumer's 7th Amendment right to a jury trial when it comes medical malpractice claims. The grant is part of a U.S. Department of Health and Human...more
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