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Ethical Considerations for the CPA Webinar

CPE

When
Aug. 16
1:30 - 5:30 p.m.

CPE Credits
4-Ethics

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $139 | Nonmember: $189


 More Information

Course No.
ETHC-2022-01-WEBNR-228-01
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Note
This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, Surgent CPE. After registering, you will receive an email from Surgent CPE with the log-in information.

Description

CPAs today face greater challenges than ever to maintain the high ethical standards of their profession. It is vitally important that all CPAs understand their professional responsibilities related to all aspects of their job. This course, which focuses on key components of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, reviews a history of the CPA profession and focuses on ethical requirements that CPAs must adhere to in their everyday practice, including practical examples of potential ethical dilemmas that practitioners may encounter, particularly those related to objectivity and independence. PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE COVERS GENERAL ETHICS AND IS APPLICABLE IN STATES IN WHICH STATE-SPECIFIC ETHICS IS NOT REQUIRED. This course does not qualify for IRS credit.

Highlights

  • Examine the CPA's role in today's economy
  • Compare similarities and differences between individual and business ethics
  • Explore the link between ethics, integrity and scruples
  • Discuss the basic attributes of ethics and professional conduct
  • Review the history of the CPA profession and the CPA's requirement to adhere to ethics policies and codes of conduct
  • Review the AICPA's Code of Professional Conduct and a CPA's responsibilities to the public, clients and colleagues
  • Discuss the common rules and statutes faced daily in the CPA profession. Case studies may also be utilized to present potential ethical dilemmas CPAs may face during their careers
  • Review CPA Independence violations by current legal case examples


Speaker(s)

Richard Daisley, CPA

 

Rich is a CPA and has over 25 years of experience in the accounting and auditing field. He has worked in both the client service setting as well as in internal capacities as a facilitator of accounting and auditing courses.  He was an assurance manager with PwC, spending time in both the assurance practice as well as with PwC’s Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services group, where he advised clients on the implementation of new accounting pronouncements as well as on issues related to public offerings. Rich also worked in PECO Energy’s Merger and Acquisition group, where he performed financial due diligence that supported PECO’s acquisition activity in the energy sector. He has experience in the manufacturing, health care, energy, and pharmaceutical industries.

 

Prior to joining Surgent, Rich also has more than 10 years of experience as a course developer and facilitator, creating and leading training courses on such topics as revenue recognition, stock based compensation, equity instruments and performing integrated audits under the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation. He also designed and delivered courses on instructor development and facilitation skills to senior PwC internal course instructors. 

 

In 2015 he joined Surgent as Director, Accounting & Financial Reporting Content. In this role, he researches and develops the technical content for Surgent’s Accounting and Financial Reporting curriculum.

 


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