confidentiality

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confidentiality

noun classified, concealed, hidden, not for publication, not to be communicated, not to be disslosed, not to be quoted, not to be spoken of, privacy, protected, restricted, revealed in confidence, secrecy, secret, spoken in confidence, told in confidence, top-secret, unmentionable, unrevealed
Associated concepts: affirmative defense, need to know principle, nondisclosure agreement, secrecy
See also: privacy
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The disclosure of fraud to parties other than the client's senior management and its audit committee ordinarily is not part of the auditor's responsibility and ordinarily would be precluded by the auditor's ethical or legal obligations of confidentiality unless the matter is reflected in the auditor's report.
Ordinarily, auditors' ethical or legal obligations of confidentiality prevent them from doing so anyway.
Given the recent modifications to Section 105A of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, which focuses on extending a lawyer's obligations of confidentiality to electronic records and communications including the use of reasonable efforts to safeguard against unauthorized access, ACE provides a clear solution by tailoring this privacy coverage to supplement a law firm's legal malpractice policy.