Taking a Global View of Professional Ethics (Webinar)

Code: WA933580

Date Monday, May 13, 2019
Time 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Central Time
Location Online
CPE credits CPE 2.0
Specialty
credits
2.0 Ethics (Regulatory)
Field(s)
of study
Regulatory Ethics - Technical (2.0)
Fees
Standard member fee $79.00
checkmarkStandard nonmember fee $79.00

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Description

Just as there is some convergence of U.S. accounting standards (GAAP) with international standards (IFRS), a convergence of U.S. professional ethics standards (AICPA Code of Professional Conduct) with the international Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants is beginning to emerge. This workshop compares the two sets of ethics standards, emphasizing both the theoretical aspects and practical implications for today's accounting professionals.

Who should take this program?

All CPAs

Major subjects

  • What is "Ethics"?
  • Interaction between Law and Ethics
  • Update on Professional Ethics Codes: AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, IESBA (IFAC) Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants, IESBA Code Special Topic: Non-Compliance with Laws and Regulations (NOCLAR)
  • Case Study: Accountants' Professional Ethics and Wrongful Discharge Claims

Learning objective(s)

  • Explain the general components and objectives of professional ethics for CPAs
  • Compare the ethical principles and conceptual frameworks articulated in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct with those of the IESBA Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants
  • Identify recent special topics being addressed by the IESBA and the AICPA
  • Introduce recent developments pertaining to Non-Compliance with Laws and Regulations (NOCLAR)
  • Analyze a real-world case considering the new NOCLA requirements

Notes:

Course code Code WA933580
Sponsor Business Professionals' Network, Inc.
NASBA ID#: 107810
Level Overview
Format Group Internet Based
Prerequisites Prereq. None
Advance
prep
None