Date archive: September 2017

In Pari Delicto (“In Equal Fault”), or Not? Accounting Firm’s Assertion of Client’s Wrongdoing Not a Defense to Malpractice Claim

An accounting firm does auditing work for a public company. The sole shareholder and president of the public company commits fraud, but the accounting firm allegedly should have caught it. Nicholson v. Shapiro & Associates, LLC Can the accounting firm successfully assert the in pari delicto (“in equal fault”) defense, which blocks a wrongdoer-plaintiff from…


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