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Ethics: Ex-CPA Ex-Big 4 Partner Explains His Slide Down Slippery Slope (ACECPA10)

Date:Friday, December 8, 2017
Time:1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
(Registration at 12:30PM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:4.0 Behavioral
Instructors: Scott London Gary Zeune
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$129.00 FICPA Members, $159.00 Non-Members


This is a wide open and honest discussion regarding the events leading up the arrest of Scott London, former Big-4 accounting partner.  The question and answer format focuses on the basic questions of How and Why he did it.  It is designed to be educational in that participants will be able to apply the discussion to their own life, whether in be in the professional world or in their personal life.  Scott will also share some of his experiences while in prison as well as the process that involved with the FBI sting, the SEC and the Department of Justice.  It is a very informative and entertaining discussion unlike any other Ethics course you have taken.


Please Note:  This course is not approved for Texas, Florida, Virginia, Washington Ethics or any other state with a state specific ethics requirement.  Contact if you have specific questions on your state.


The Accountancy Board of Ohio has approved this course for 4 hours of credit towards the required Professional Standards to renew your CPA license. It does NOT qualify for new licensees.

NOTE: Gary Zeune is an approved ethics instructor at 


  • Understand the ethics violations involved

  • Understand how Mr. London's situation could possibly happen to you if the circumstances present themselves

  • How to recognize the "slippery slope" of fraud and warning signs that existed prior to the commission of the crime

  • Learn why it is important to practice proper ethics everyday of your life
  • Learn how to do the right thing regardless of the personal impacts

    Major Topics:

  • Understanding the Ethics Standards

  • Legal system and process

  • Insider trading

  • Psychological understanding of potential fraud warning signs

  • Red flags for fraud

  • Prison experience

  • Taking responsibility for your actions and behavior

    Who Should Attend:
    CPA's, Finance and business executives, Fraud examiners


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    Registration Status: CLOSED - Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.