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“Keeping Secrets,” Pennsylvania CPA Journal


“Keeping Secrets,” Pennsylvania CPA Journal

Fall 2011

Jonathan S. Ziss, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Professional Liability Practice Group, authored this article for the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants examining the delicate and complex relationship accountants have with their clients.

“Clients feel secure that their secrets are safe with you,” Jonathan writes. “What happens, however, when your role as confidant is turned on its head? For example, what happens should you learn that your client is the target of a federal criminal investigation, and the source of this information is the investigating agent?”

Click the download button below to view the full article. Reprinted with permission from the Pennsylvania CPA Journal, a publication of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.