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Proposed Interpretation 503-2, "Definition of the Word 'Client' as Used in Rule 503," narrows the term "client" to a person or entity that has retained a member or his firm engaged in the practice of public accounting to perform audit, accounting, review, compilation, tax, or management advisory services. Proposed Interpretation 503-3, "Definition of 'Products or Services of Others' as Used in Rule 503," limits the application of rule 503 to the referral of those products or services with respect to which CPAs can reasonably be expected by clients to have professional skill or knowledge as a result of education or experience as CPAs.

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Proposed interpretations of Rule 503, Commissions proposed interpretation 503-2 : definition of the word



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