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AICPA Sues FTC to Block Red Flags Applicability to Accountants

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) challenging the applicability of the agency’s Red Flags Rule to Certified Public Accountants. This comes on the heels of district court ruling in a lawsuit brought by the American Bar Association (ABA) reported here that the regulations do not apply to lawyers.