RESEARCH/TERM PAPER: The student will be required to submit a research (term) paper on a contemporary legal issue. A list from which to make a selection may be found on the last page of this syllabus. Deadline for submission is contained in the attached calendar. The research (term) paper must contain a bibliography with at least three references and conform to APA Style. Additional requirements: seven to ten pages; double spaced; and typewritten. Nature: analytical or position (opinion) or combination of the two. The student is asked not to paperclip or use folders/binders but to staple the top left hand corner to fasten. Assessment rubric: research (20%); critical thinking (20%); source evaluation (20%); organization (20%); and composition (20%).
TOPICS FOR RESEARCH PAPER
Select one of the following:
[ ] Accountants’ Duty of Care
[ ] Limiting Professionals’ Liability
[ ] The Ultramares Rule and Liability to Third Parties
[ ] The Sarbanes – Oxley Act of 2002
[ ] Liability of Accountants Under Securities Laws
[ ] Potential Criminal Liability of Accountants
[ ] Confidentiality and Privilege Requirements for Professionals
Reminder: Term paper due April 20, 2017.