2018 Accounting & Business Show CPE Simulcast - Day 3 Ethics

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Overview

4.0 Credits
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Too Good to Miss

The FICPA's Accounting and Business Show immerses CPAs in two and a half days of interactive workshops and seminars on pressing issues.  Attendees will hear from experts on international business, taxation, technology, and more, either in-person or via simulcast.  Sessions are tailored to make sure CPAs have the information they need to stay up on the latest trends.

Two Ways to Attend
Are you currently, or do you plan to be, in the Ft. Lauderdale area? The Accounting & Business Show 2018 is also available as an in-person event.

Ethics: Protecting the Integrity of Florida CPAs  (4980)

CPAs often face difficult, unusual, and challenging situations when dealing with clients, employers, and regulatory authorities.  The objective of this course is to remind you that a framework exists that you can refer to for guidance to determine the expectations for your behavior as a Florida CPA.  That framework is based on the Florida Statutes, the Rules of the Florida Board of Accountancy, and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. Through interactive dialogue and discussion we will focus on the application of specific rules and requirements within that framework and recent trends in business and professional ethics.

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
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