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Ethics and Technology for CPAs Webinar

CPE

When
Aug. 24
8:00 - 9:40 a.m.

CPE Credits
2-Ethics

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104


 More Information

Course No.
775302
Level
Update
Prerequisites
None

Description

Explore the ethical principles in the Code of Professional Conduct that address emerging practice issues related to new technologies. Consider how these technologies could impact audit quality, the integrity of financial systems, and required skills for CPAs. Discuss new ethical challenges related to data privacy, security, and application and whether current ethics standards are adequate.

Highlights

• Ethical challenges created by emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence
• Ethical imperative for remaining competent in the new technology-driven environment
• Proposed changes from the AICPA and National Association of State Boards of Accountancy that could affect the future of the profession

 



Speaker(s)

Allison M. Henry, CPA
Vice President, Professional & Technical Standards
PICPA

Allison is presently the Vice President - Professional & Technical Standards for Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s (PICPA) where she is responsible for overseeing the administration of the AICPA’s Peer Review Program in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the Virgin Islands. She also administers PICPA’s Joint Ethics Enforcement Program with the AICPA, and serves as the technical staff liaison to seven state-wide committees and two newly-created task forces; specifically, the Peer Review, Professional Ethics, Accounting and Auditing Procedures, Forensic and Litigation Services, Business Valuation, Not-for-Profit and Employee Benefit Plan Committees and the Healthcare Reform and Marcellus Shale Task Forces. In addition, she fields technical inquiries, writes columns for the CPA Journal and Pursuit publications, provides technical updates at PICPA chapter events, and assists in writing responses to technical exposure drafts.

Allison has been in the profession for about twenty years, including twelve years in public accounting and over eight years with PICPA. Her public accounting experience consists of several years as senior manager with a regional accounting firm and nine years at Deloitte & Touche, LLP, where she worked in their assurance and advisory services group. Her diverse client service experience includes many not-for-profit, healthcare, and world relief organizations, as well as small and large manufacturing, distribution, and other service-oriented entities. She has also served as the designated employee benefits specialist. Prior to her experience with Deloitte, she spent four years in internal accounting positions including the Department of Defense, while her husband was serving on active duty with the U.S. Army.

Allison is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and holds an accounting equivalency from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is also a member of Washington Crossing United Methodist Church, where she serves on the financial accountability team, and volunteers for the children’s ministry. She is a native of St. Louis, Mo. and is an avid runner.


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