Brown Advisory – Virginia State Specific Ethics


This training has been created to help you meet the Virginia Board of Accountancy’s (VBOA) annual 2-hour (100-minute) CPE requirement for 2020. Section 18VAC5-22-90 of the VBOA’s regulations requires that all Virginia CPAs subject to continuing professional education must take an annual 2-hour ethics course acceptable to the VBOA. Each year, the VBOA provides an outline of topics to be included.

Learning Objectives
  • Distinguish the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Code Professional of Conduct and how it relates to enforcement cases
  • Identify changes to the volunteerism guidelines for CPAs in Virginia
  • Recognize rules and regulations that guide the profession in the state of Virginia
  • Analyze the difference between professional skepticism and professional judgment
  • Identify different ethical decision-making models
  • Apply decision-making models to come to informed decisions during ethical dilemmas
Major Topics
  • Ethical decision-making
  • Procedures for ethical decision-making
  • AICPA conceptual frameworks for CPAs in public practice and industry
  • PLUS Ethical Decision-Making Model
  • Services to the public beyond vocation
  • Volunteerism
  • Firm registration
  • Update on rules and regulations
  • Single license renewal date for all licensees
  • CPE requirements
  • Discuss requirements for the Active — CPE Exempt status
  • Staying on the ethical course
  • Ownership of work papers
  • Unbiased data reporting
  • Ethical verbal and nonverbal communication
  • Fraud and the dangers of social media
Business Learning Institute
Course Level
Professional Area of Focus
T Shaped Professional Leadership
CPE Field of Study
Regulatory Ethics
Who Should Attend

Licensed CPAs and individuals working in the accounting profession

Jennifer Louis


Advanced Preparation


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Apr 29, 2020
2:50 pm - 4:30 pm EST
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Brown Advisory – Virginia State Specific Ethics

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