Hello, if you are able to get an access to this book: Beahy and Samuelson Business Law and the Legal Environment, South-Western. 7th Edi;onISBN: 978-1-337-04289, you will be able to answer the following:
Here is the question you are to answer with an essay (see the end of Chapter 17, Question 1 of Case Questions, in your text book):
Intercontinental Metals Corp. (IMC) contracted with the accounting firm of Cherry, Bekaert, & Holland to perform an audit. Cherry issued its opinion about IMC, giving all copies of its report directly to the company. IMC later permitted Dun & Bradstreet to examine the statements, and Raritan River Steel Co. saw a report published by Dun & Bradstreet. Relying on the audit, Raritan sold IMC $2.2 million worth of steel on credit, but IMC promptly went bankrupt. Raritan sued Cherry, claiming that IMC was not as sound as Cherry had reported and that the accounting firm had breached its contract with IMC. Comment on Raritanâ€™s suit.