Monday, July 30, 2007

Business Law and Litigation - New Maryland Case Law on Accountant Client Privilege

In an important case for Maryland businesses, accountants and lawyers, the Maryland Court of Appeals on Friday July 27, 2007, Court held that there is no exception to the Maryland Accountant-Client Privilege, Maryland Code Courts & Judicial Proceedings Article Section 9-110 in cases involving alleged fraudulent conveyances. BAA, PLC v. Acacia Mutual Life Insurance Company, ___ A.2d ___ (Md. July 27, 2007). A copy of the opinion can be found at the Maryland Judiciary Website HERE.

In so deciding, the Court of Appeals specifically overruled a long-standing Court of Special Appeals opinion, Dixon v. Bennett, 72 Md.App. 620, 531 A.2d 1318 (1987), cert. denied, 311 Md. 557, 536 A.2d 664 (1988).


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