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Avoiding Exclusion: An Overview of Recent Rule 702 Changes in the United States and Challenges to Financial Expert Testimony with An Overview of the Law in Canada

Description

Rule 702 of the Federal Rules of Evidence

Changes are expected in 2023 regarding the role of expert witnesses when testifying in U.S. federal court.

Join this webcast to learn:
– The proposed changes compared to current requirements
– Common challenges faced by experts
– Practical impacts of the proposed changes

Current rules in Canada will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives

– Identify the role of the expert witness and requirements of Rule 702.
– Recognize the most frequent types and reasons for expert challenges and exclusions.
– Identify common issues facing experts.
– Recall recent case examples.

Major Topics

* Role of the expert in assisting the trier of fact (judge and jury)
* Common challenges and reasons for excluding testimony
* Implications of excluded testimony
* Managing client expectations as the expert

Provider
AICPA
Course Level
Basic
Professional Area of Focus
Accounting and Auditing
Accounting & Auditing
CPE Field of Study
Accounting
1.5
Who Should Attend

* Attorneys who engage expert witnesses
-* current professionals who provide expert witness testimony
-* professionals interested in providing expert witness testimony in the future
-* in-* house counsel/* litigation Attorneys who rely on experts

Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Location
Online – AICPA Platform
Event Information
When
May 24, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Location
Online – AICPA Platform
Total CPE Credits
1.5
Format
Webcast Replay

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Avoiding Exclusion: An Overview of Recent Rule 702 Changes in the United States and Challenges to Financial Expert Testimony with An Overview of the Law in Canada


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