Hrm/531 Final Exam

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1) The type of rules is ethics which help define a lawyer's obligations to clients, to the judicial system, and to the public. 2) Yes, a lawyer shall abide by a client's decisions concerning the objectives of representation and, as required by Rule 1.4, shall consult with the client as to the means by which they are to be pursued. 3) What client information should a lawyer keep confidential and what is the maximum penalty for violation of this rule? a. The duty of confidentiality shall continue after the client-lawyer relationship has terminated. And the maximum penalty for violating this rule is public reprimand. 4) Under what circumstances should a lawyer terminate his representation of a client? a. If the client demands that the lawyer engages in conduct that is illegal…show more content…
Rule 203 26) Can a member disclose any confidential client information? a. No will result in termination potentially loss of practicing 27) May a member in public practice disclose the name of a client for whom the member or the members firm performed professional services? a. It is permissible under rule 301 [ET section 301.01] for a member to disclose the name of a client, whether publicly or privately owned, without the client's specific consent unless the disclosure of the client's name constitutes the release of confidential information. 28) Is failing to file personal taxes a discredit to the accounting profession? a. Yes 29) Are referral fees allowed? a. Any member who accepts a referral fee for recommending or referring any service of a CPA to any person or entity or who pays a referral fee to obtain a client shall disclose such acceptance or payment to the client. 30) Are members ethically responsible for the acts of their non-certified public accountant

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