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Accountants Liability: Balancing Risk and Reward (A&A Focus)

Accountants Liability: Balancing Risk and Reward (A&A Focus)

Learn professional liability exposures that arise from A&A services. This interactive webcast will provide you with information to identify, assess and mitigate risks that could arise from your decisions.

$159 - $199
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Apr 19, 2023

NASBA Field of Study

Regulatory Ethics



CPE Credits



Howard H. Fine, Sarah B. Ference, Jennifer H. Elder


3 months

Product Number


 Business & partner 
Product Details

Service and delivery

Learn how to balance risk and reward when you deliver services to your clients.

Every decision has risk implications, and the benefits of each decision must be balanced with its professional liability risk.

During this interactive webcast, a panel of experts will discuss professional liability exposures that can arise when providing audit and attest and consulting services.

Learn how to identify, assess and respond to professional liability risks stemming from the decisions you make in your practice every day.

Professional credit

In addition to earning CPE credits, CNA policyholders may earn up to a 10% premium credit for three consecutive years on their AICPA Professional Liability Insurance policy. Please consult your agent for further details regarding eligibility.

Key Topics

  • Claim data of the AICPA Professional Liability Insurance Program
  • Practice management
  • Firm culture and going to market
  • Client and engagement acceptance
  • Engagement letters
  • Client and engagement continuance and termination
  • Billing
  • Data security
  • Audit and attest services
  • Risk management issues that arise during planning and fieldwork
  • Addressing "hiccups"

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize how to assess the professional liability risks of new and existing clients and services in relation to the firm's risk tolerance.
  • Identify claim data by area of practice and understand implications for the firm.
  • Identify how risk changes as a result of new information, client action (or inaction,) or other events that arise during an attest or consulting engagement.
  • Gain strategies to respond to changes in risk to help maintain alignment with the firm's risk appetite.

Who Will Benefit

  • CPAs and CGMA designation holders
  • Auditors and attestation service providers
  • Accounting and finance professionals
  • Legal personnel
Credit Info
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
Regulatory Ethics
This is a digital product. With full paid access the content will be available to you for 3 months after purchase date.
4 hrs
For more information, please refer to CPE requirements and NASBA sponsorship information
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Howard H. Fine
Howard H. Fine, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, a Partner at Gettry Marcus CPA, P.C., has over 30 years of experience providing accounting, auditing, and tax services to middle market closely-held businesses. He is the Partner-in-charge of Gettry Marcus’ Accounting & Auditing Group. Mr. Fine has extensive experience in diversified industries such as professional service firms, wholesale distribution, employee benefit plans, manufacturing, health care, retail, apparel and textile, and not-for-profit organizations. He also is Chairperson of the firm’s Quality Control Committee where he overseas the firm’s internal inspection process and its peer review.
Sarah B. Ference
Sarah is a Risk Control Director for the Accountants Professional Liability Insurance Program of Continental Casualty Company, a CNA company and the underwriter of the AICPA Professional Liability Insurance Program. She previously practiced public accounting for 15 years with a national public accounting firm.
Jennifer H. Elder
Jennifer Elder, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA is a keynote speaker, trainer, and business coach dedicated to business transformation. For more than 20 years, she has been helping businesses by peeling back the layers of "administrivia" and finding the hidden strengths and core values that make you and your company awesome. Ms. Elder works with businesses to develop a compelling business strategy that is quick to implement that transforms your company from what you are now to what you have always wanted to be. Known for being energetic and enthusiastic, Ms. Elder has been delivering high-quality, customized training that make complicated topics easy to understand, relevant, and useful for years. She has conducted seminars for the Fortune 500, US Government, State CPA Societies, and CPA Firms in 33 states. Her sessions are highly interactive, full of discussion, and even entertaining. Ms. Elder received her BA from the University of Massachusetts and an MS in Organizational Management from Antioch University New England. She lives on her boat near Annapolis, Maryland.

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