Ethics: Protecting the Integrity of Florida CPAs Webcast Replay (ETHWBR02)

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REGISTRATION STATUS: CLOSED - Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (850) 224-2727 or (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.

Date:Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Time:8:30AM - 12:00PM (Registration at 8:00AM )
City:** Online **
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:4 Ethics
Instructors: Paul N. Brown, CPA, CGMA Ed Grossman, CFE, CMA, CPA, CGMA Cecil Patterson Jr., CPA, MBA
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs
Subject:Ethics
Course Level:Update

Description:
Revamped for 2014, this course centers around the most common errors and regulations that impact the practice of public accounting in Florida as well as real-life ethical issues faced by individuals and organizations. It addresses newly revised and proposed interpretations, rulings, and legislation that affects CPAs in both public accounting firms and employment in industry, government and education. The course complies with the ethics requirements for Florida CPAs as set forth by the Florida Board of Accountancy.

Objectives:

After viewing this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how the code of conduct, professional responsibilities, and core values of the profession impact the practice of accounting.
  • Cite examples of how Chapters 455, 473 Florida Statutes and 61H1 Florida Administrative Code (FAC) relate to ethical practice.
  • Describe the main points of Florida's independence rules and AICPA Interpretation 101-3.
  • Differentiate between attest and non-attest services for clients per AICPA Interpretation 101-3 on independence.

Note this course is being broadcast live as a webcast



Major Topics:

  • Individual ethics – Discussion of the code of conduct, professional responsibilities and core values of the profession. How are ethics and ethical behavior defined? What does it mean to be ethical as an accounting practitioner? How do the code of conduct, professional responsibilities and core values of the profession impact the practice of accounting?
  • Business ethics – How do making ethical choices in the workplace impact businesses and individuals? What is the role and responsibility of organizations in creating an ethical culture?
  • Florida statutes and rules – How do Chapters 455, 473, Florida Statutes and 61H1 Florida Administrative Code (FAC) relate to ethical practice? What are the newly revised and proposed interpretations, rulings and legislation that affects CPAs in both public accounting firms and employment in industry, government and education?
  • Independence – What are the highlights of Florida's independence rules, AICPA Interpretation 101-3 and their differences in regards to public accounting?
  • Specialized practice areas – What are the specialized ethical responsibilities in practice areas such as tax, industry and government?
  • Future trends – What are the trends that will impact the future of the accounting profession? What trends and changes are being observed by Florida CPAs?
  • AICPA Interpretation 101-3 on independence and the differences between attest and non-attest services for clients
  • Responsibilities of CPAs to their clients on confidentiality and record retention as required by AICPA
  • New rules for client data and information in Interpretation 501-1 and FAC 61H1-23 and guidelines for advertising, solicitations



Who Should Attend:
This course is designed to help Florida licensees meet the requirements for continuing professional education in Ethics

Prerequisite:
None

Advanced preparation:
None


Note:

FICPA Seminar EZMaterials! Instead of picking up paper manuals at the event, you’ll be able to download the EZMaterials as searchable PDFs to your laptop, tablet or other device seven days before the event. For an additional fee you may choose to purchase a hardcopy of the seminar manuals. If requested during registration at least eight days prior to the course, your hardcopy will be available for pickup at the event. Click here for more information.



Early Bird Price: Complimentary

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