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Statements of Position

1977

Advertising -- Accountants; Accountants -- Professional ethics -- Standards -- United States

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Proposed New Rule 502 Passed By Aicpa Council 9/17/77 (Awaiting Mail Vote Of Aicpa Membership); Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1977, Sept. 28, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Task Force On Advertising Jan 1977

Proposed New Rule 502 Passed By Aicpa Council 9/17/77 (Awaiting Mail Vote Of Aicpa Membership); Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1977, Sept. 28, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Task Force On Advertising

Statements of Position

It was apparent to the Task Force that its initial task was to evaluate and attempt to perceive the public interest and the changes that may have occurred in it. This included consideration of the positions and statements of various consumer groups as they could be ascertained by the Task Force. In the course of its deliberations the Task Force considered actions such as that by the Federal Trade Commission against the American Medical Association, the Justice Department against the American Bar Association and investigation of the AICPA by both these regulatory bodies. It also considered the Supreme Court decision ...