2017 Accounting & Business Show CPE Simulcast - Day 3 Ethics

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Overview

4.0 Credits
ONLINE

Too Good to Miss

The FICPA Accounting and Business show hits the mark with topics ranging from international tax and finance to unique needs of CPAs working in industry, as well as other specialized sessions on taxation, financial planning and multiple A&A sessions, you don’t want to skip this conference. Mark your calendars and save the date for the conference that’s too good to miss.

We offer the option to attend virtually from your home or office through our Simulcast.  Earn up to 18 CPE hours from nationally recognized speakers without the need to travel.  Need to meet your ethics requirement?  You can do that too on the Friday Simulcast.  Enjoy the flexibility the Simulcast has to offer and choose to attend your choice of one, two or all three days.

Day 1 features 7 hours of CPE credit – 6 AA, 1 TB – including a keynote presentation from AICPA Chairman of the Board Kimberly Ellison-Taylor.  Breakout sessions include Revenue Recognition, Basic Fiduciary Accounting, Entities and more. 

Day 2 features 7 hours of CPE credit – 6 AA, 1 TB – including a presentation from nationally recognized, refreshingly unique keynote speaker, Mike Hourigan.  Breakout sessions include Accounting and Auditing Updates, FASB Nonprofit GAAP Updates; Accounting for Leases, Audit engagements and more

The first two days each offer the opportunity to earn up to 7 CPE credit hours and include both our keynote presentations.  Because we want to deliver the Show’s most popular CPE topics to our Simulcast attendees, complete agendas will be released later in August. 

Day 3 features one of our highly respected Ethics courses – Ethics: Protecting the Integrity of Florida CPAs - 4980 (4 ETH).  This is a great way to earn your required biennial Ethics credits.  Registration is now open!

Session Description
CPAs face many complex and challenging ethical issues. This course addresses the ethical and professional obligations CPAs have to their clients, employers, colleagues, regulators, and to the public. Through interactive dialogue and discussion we will focus on recent trends in business and professional ethics along with the specific rules and requirements applicable to CPAs outlined in Florida Statutes, the Rules of the Florida Board of Accountancy, and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. 

This course fulfills the biennial ethics requirement for Florida CPAs and is designed for professionals in public practice and those working in industry or government.

Objectives

After viewing this presentation, participants will be able to: 
  • Describe how codes of conduct, professional responsibilities, and core values of the profession issued by various organizations impact the practice of accounting.
  • Identify how Florida Statutes 455 and 473 and Florida Administrative Code 61H1 provide guidance for ethical practice.
  • Identify how newly revised/ proposed interpretations, rulings, and legislation affect Florida licensees.
  • Recognize practice and compliance issues such as independence that affect ethical conduct.

Major Topics

  • AICPA Code of Professional Conduct 
  • Business ethics 
  • Chapters 455 and 473, F.S. 
  • 61H1 F.A.C. 
  • Common violations of Florida laws and rules 
  • Client record retention 
  • Competency 
  • CPE requirements
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Independence 
  • Integrity and objectivity
  • Licensure requirements – individuals and firms 
  • Peer Review 
  • Practice mobility

Designed For

This course, especially designed for those in business and industry will meet the requirements for continuing professional education in Ethics for Florida licensees

Prerequisite

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Sessions/Options

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Friday, September 29, 2017

General Sessions

Time: Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm