Course ID: EUG

A Practical Ethics Update for CPAs: 2017-18 Edition

CPAs will get an update of their ethical responsibilities under AICPA and state-based regulations. Case studies and practical examples will be used extensively.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Gain insights into the ethics standards promulgated by the AICPA, State Societies, and State Board authorities as they apply to CPAs in public practice and industry
  • Use case studies and group discussion to examine the connections between ethics principles, formal rules, and the profession’s public responsibility
  • Understand how the new ethics codification and the conceptual framework for resolving ethical conflicts will alter current practice
  • Receive up-to-the-minute coverage of evolving issues such as confidentiality, conflicts of interest, comfort letters, and recent revisions to the Ethics Code

MAJOR TOPICS
  • The structure of the ethics rules and the enforcement and disciplinary process.
  • The public interest and professional ethics – When and why may conflicts exist
  • Are individuals ethical? Are accountants different?
  • Bias versus professional skepticism in accounting judgments
  • Are there inter-generational differences in ethics?
  • The threats and safeguards approach to resolving ethical dilemmas
  • Ethical dimensions of financial reporting in closely held firms
  • AICPA’s restructuring of the Ethics Code

DESIGNED FOR
Accountants in who need an overview of the ethics requirements that govern the professional services they provide to clients or employers

FIELD OF STUDY
Ethics - Regulatory

PREREQUISITES
Prior learning or experience

COURSE PRODUCER
Business Learning Institute

CPE CREDITS
4.0

LEVEL
Update

This course is currently available for registration

DateHost OrgCPEFormat
11/03/17 Rhode Island Society of CPAs 8.0 Group Live Register Now

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