James Lane of Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP has written an interesting article called Accountants Caught in the Middle When a Client Breaks Up. The article discusses the circumstances under which an accountant is obligated to share information and with whom.

Accountants can find themselves in the middle of disputes or in litigation where they are asked to disclose information about a client. James Lane’s article looks at an accountant’s professional obligations and provides some guidelines as to when accountants should seek legal advice.