Indemnification Helps Partners Sleep Well

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By R. Peter Fontaine

Whenever a professional liability lawsuit is lodged against an accounting firm, chances are one or more of the firm’s partners will be named. They are “front and center” in the client relationship, and the client looks to the partner to make sure everything is right.

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Current and former partners of CPA firms are wise to ask, “How am I covered in the event of a lawsuit is brought against me?” With the right indemnification and professional liability insurance coverage, both active and former partners should be able to sleep well at night.