casu consulto

casu consulto

A Latin phrase literally translated as "accidentally on purpose;" that is, done deliberately while appearing to be unintentional. Investigators suspect that the warehouse burned down casu consulto, and are now looking into motives for arson.
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Attempts by theorists to pin the blame on practicing accountants for the effects of using the balance sheet law hark back to the Roman principle of casu consulto (6).
Accounting theorists are thus solely responsible for the effects of accounting actions which are legal in the light of the law, and any attempts to label accounting engineering as "accounting fraud" result from the casu consulto "approach".