Articles matching "accountants' liability"
Readers may recall the article in our last update on Mehjoo v Harben Barker  EWHC 1500 (QB), which was reported in some quarters as placing an onus on accountants to advise clients to enter into…Read more
The entitlement of a liquidator to documents and information held by the liquidated company’s accountants
The High Court considered the reasonableness of an application by the liquidators of an insolvent company requiring the company's accountants to disclose further information on the company’s…Read more
The Claimant’s appeal seeking to re-examine the approach taken by a Joint Expert Accountant was dismissed; the Expert was appointed under a Mediation Agreement and not a Court Order. The Court had no…Read more
Whilst HMRC is busy clamping down on tax avoidance schemes, the High Court was reported in some circles recently as apparently placing the onus on accountants to advise clients to enter into tax…Read more
In Assetco Plc v Grant Thornton UK LLP we look at how the court approached an application for pre-action disclosure of an accountant’s documents during the pre-action protocol stage of an audit…Read more