Ethics: Protecting the Integrity of Florida CPAs (4980)

Summit Ethics
Monday, November 08, 2021
Signature Grand - 6900 W State Road 84, Davie, FL 33317-7308
8:00am - 12:00pm (opens at 7:30am) EST

Registration is Open

$159.00 Early Registration (through 10/08/2021)
$214.00 Regular Price
$224.00 Early Registration (through 10/08/2021)
$279.00 Regular Price
Course Type: CPE Conferences
Course Code: 21/ETHSUM
Level: Update
Vendor: Florida Institute of CPAs
Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics


Ethics: Protecting the Integrity of Florida CPAs (4980) - In-Person Only!

Kick off the Summit by attending the pre-conference ethics course designed to meet the biennial requirements for Florida CPAs. 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.  Explore 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. The course fulfills the biennial ethics requirement for Florida CPAs.

Ethics Price Includes Luncheon From 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Stay for 4-Hours of Complimentary CPE at our NEW TED-Talk Style Learning Labs!

1:00 pm-5:00 pm followed by Complimentary Networking Reception

(Registration Required)




Monday, November 8, 2021


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

Lunch (Please check if you are planning to attend)

Time: Monday 12:00pm - 1:00pm


After completing this course, 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.


  • J. Edward Grossman, CPA, CFE, CMA, CGMA

    PrincipalCliftonLarsonAllen LLPEd is a principal with CliftonLarsonAllen having over 35 years of experience in public accounting. Based in Lakeland, Florida, Ed is a member of the firm’s National Assurance Technical Group. His primary responsibilities include being a technical resource for the audit and assurance practice and performing quality reviews of assurance and accounting engagements...

    Read more about J. Edward Grossman here

Major Topics:

The major topics of this course include:
    • 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 is designed for CPAs in all areas of practice and fulfills the biennial ethics requirements for Florida CPAs.