Don’t be caught off guard by an ethics investigation. Adopt a proactive, risk-avoidance stance by sidestepping common pitfalls and taking alternative courses of action. To learn how, examine case studies based on real-life litigation and administrative proceedings involving CPAs in public practice and industry. Explore ethical issues in the context of actual proceedings that were resolved both in favor of and against accounting and auditing professionals. Achieve a new sense of appreciation for the difficulties faced by financial professionals and a heightened sensitivity to the types of ethical dilemmas you could face in the future.