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Current Topics in Professional Ethics for Accountants and Attorneys

Recorded on: Jul. 18, 2016
Running Time: 01:30:35

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Lecture Topics  [01:30:35]

Upon the successful completion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Recall the central focus of the codes of professional conduct applicable to certified public accountants (CPAs) and attorneys.
  • Identify the types of services provided by certified public accountants (CPAs) and the general principles underlying their code of professional conduct.
  • Recognize the specific duties owed by certified public accountants (CPAs) as auditors and as consultants.
  • Describe a certified public accountant’s duty not to disclose confidential client information.
  • Distinguish the various duties owed by certified public accountants (CPAs) and attorneys pursuant to their respective codes of professional conduct.

Course Overview:

This program will focus on:

  • The main premise underlying the codes of professional conduct applicable to certified public accountants (CPAs) and attorneys.
  • The primary types of services provided by certified public accountants (CPAs).
    • Attestation and non-attestation services.
  • The general principles underlying the code of professional conduct for certified public accountants (CPAs).
  • The specific duties owed by certified public accountants (CPAs) in the performance of attestation and non-attestation services.
  • The duty of confidentiality owed by certified public accountants (CPAs).
  • The differences between the codes of professional conduct applicable to certified public accountants (CPAs) and attorneys.

CPE Program Level:

Overview

Intended Audience:

Certified public accountants (CPAs), tax accountants, auditors, accounting consultants, lawyers, paralegals, and other allied accounting and legal professionals seeking a better understanding of the rules of ethical conduct applicable to their respective professions.

Prerequisites:

A general understanding of the rules of ethical conduct applicable to accounting and legal professionals.

Advanced Preparation:

None

Instructional Method:

QAS Self-Study

Updated:

April 2017

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J. Michael Matthews ~ Carlson, Calladine & Peterson LLP
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