When to Use Mediation and Arbitration

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) can be an effective way to reduce the time, expense and stress of resolving professional liability disputes when used thoughtfully and in suitable circumstances. Mediation and arbitration are forms of ADR that can significantly reduce the cost and the emotional roller-coaster ride of disputes when used appropriately.

How to respond to subpoenas

CPA firms are often uncertain about whether or how to respond to a subpoena, as they also need to comply with a number of rules and regulations that are intended to protect client confidentiality. The following Q&A focuses on understanding the nature of subpoenas and how CPA firms can minimize their professional liability exposures when responding to them.

What is a subpoena?

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