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This article examines the area of auditors’ liability to third parties it commences by reviewing landmark historical cases, from ultramares (usa 1931) to the most. 76136 davies, jonathan joseph, 1951 accountants’ civil liability to third party financial statement users—a case for uniformity the louisiana state university.
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