Beware: Precautions for Accepting Retention as a Successor Auditor

Beltrami, Jennifer F.
December 2011
CPA Journal;Dec2011, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p65
Academic Journal
The article discusses a court case wherein an accounting firm was sought by a client to perform its auditing. In Estate of George E. Batchelor v. BDO Seidman LLP, a firm proceeded to perform auditing despite having less than full disclosure of the reason why the client changed auditors. It was revealed that the previous accounting firm, Deloitte & Touche, rejected to implement calls by Batchelor's company, Grand Court Lifestyles Inc., to confine auditing scope.


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