Ashley E. Eiler

Ashley E. Eiler

Date: 4/12/2017
By Richard Simpson, Ashley E. Eiler

In CommScope Credit Union v. Butler & Burke, LLP, Case No. 5P15, the North Carolina Supreme Court held that an independent auditor generally does not owe any fiduciary duty to its client, overturning a decision by the North Carolina Court of Appeals in a case that has generated substantial attention within the accounting profession, both in North Carolina and nationwide.

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