REGULATORY ETHICS GUIDEBOOK FOR CPAs: AICPA CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

  • Accountant
  • CPA/ABV
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CBA/MCBA
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

A CPA is challenged in today’s work world to not only serve his/her client or employer but also to protect the public interest by ensuring that there is transparency in financial reporting or there is fair administration of the tax laws. In balancing the two interests, a CPA may find him or herself in an ethical dilemma. This webinar provides insight into the rationale and philosophy behind the rules.

In this Free Online Ethics Regulatory CPE webinar you will learn about: 

  • Independence, integrity and objectivity
  • Frivolous complaints and discreditable acts
  • Professional standards
  • Ways to protect yourself
  • Confidential client information

Speaker and author, Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA, will educate and inform CPAs not just on what is the right thing to do according to the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct but how to put your values into action! As part of this course, we will also look at various schools of ethical thought and walk through real-world examples of individuals and companies faced with moral dilemmas.

Learning Objectives

  • To identify the integrity and objectivity as promulgated by the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and understand its importance to the CPA.
  • To identify situations where the CPA may be susceptible to subordinating his/her judgment to a client or employer.
  • To recall the independence as promulgated by the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and understand its importance to the CPA.
  • To recognize the ascertain situations which could threaten a CPA’s independence.
  • TO identify the conflicts of interest and the use of contingency fees can subvert independence.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Accounts Director
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 4 CPD Credit of Professional Ethics for Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • 4 CRE Credit for Certified Financial Examiner (CFE)
  • 4 CPE Credit of Ethics (Regulatory) for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 4 CPE Credit for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 4 CPE Credit for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 4 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 4 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 4 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    4
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Allison McLeod, Doc. of Law

Accounting Manager, Allison M. McLeod LL.M. CPA A PLLC

Allison M. (Yee) McLeod, LL.M., JD, CPA, is currently a full-time Senior Lecturer at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. She has also taught at the UNT College of Law as an adjunct law professor. Prior to her career in academia, Professor McLeod spent 18 in industry, working for a Big 4 accounting firm. a major retailer and an international cement company. In addition to her academic duties, Professor McLeod has had the privilege of teaching ethics to Texas CPAs across the State since 2011 and regularly serves as an expert witness on accounting malpractice cases. She is the owner of CPAEthicsOnline.com, which provides ethics CPE courses online for CPAs nation-wide. She occasionally serves as an expert witness in accounting malpractice cases.

About Company

Allison M. McLeod LL.M. CPA A PLLC

accountingnegligence.com/

Allison M. (Yee) McLeod, LL.M., JD, CPA, has served as an expert witness in multi-million dollar cases involving tax litigation and accounting malpractice. Professor McLeod also a full-time Senior Lecturer at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. Her courses include Ethics, Corporate Taxation, Tax Research and Financial Accounting. In addition to her academic duties, Professor McLeod has had the privilege of teaching ethics to Texas CPAs across the State since 2011 and regularly serves as an expert witness on accounting malpractice cases.

Faq

FAQs content

  • To receive Continuing Education credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
  • Continuing Education Credit Certificate is available to all eligible participants within 24 hours of each webinar.
  • You must attend complete live webinar and respond to all polling questions asked during the webinar. Credits would be issued on 50 minute credit hour basis.
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  • This event may be a recorded rebroadcast of a live event done in past and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during/after the webinar.
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  • Our courses meet the global Continuing Professional Development (CPD-IES7) Standard for Chartered Accountants with International Education Standard 7 (IES 7) set by The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Based on our accreditation by existing IFAC members and affiliates, we believe learners can count their professionally relevant, verifiable learning activities on myCPE, including taking on demand courses and attending live webinars, toward fulfillment of their verifiable CPD-IES7 requirements. However, if there is any question, we recommend that the individual learner confirm with his/her professional licensing organization before taking myCPE courses for CPD-IES7 credit.
  • You can manage your continuing education certificates and credits through your certificate dashboard which is available when you are logged in to your account (LOGIN)
  • As an accredited provider of Continuing Professional Education in the United States, myCPE online learning platform, courses, and webinars meet the requirements set forth by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), an IFAC Member Organization, as well as the National State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), both IFAC Affiliates. As well as it has been approved by NASBA, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Certified Financial Planner Board (CFP Board), California Tax Education Council (CTEC), Society of Human Resource Professional (SHRM), Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and many more.Therefore, we believe learners can count their professionally relevant, verifiable learning activities on myCPE, including taking on demand courses and attending live webinars, toward fulfillment of their verifiable continuing education requirement as CPD-IES7 requirements. However, if there is any question, we recommend that the individual learner confirm with his/her professional licensing organization before taking myCPE courses for CPD-IES7 credit.
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Ratings and Review

4.6

3677 Ratings

Excellent

2562

Very Good

928

Average

161

Poor

20

Terrible

6

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Christine Burga, CPA (US)

Oct 14th, 2020

This is my 4th CPE course as I recently discovered you. I was skeptical to take a 4-hour ethics class, but as I stated above, she made all the stories relatable and relevant and, although I tried to multitask, I would catch myself wishing I could rewind to replay parts of the stories. Great class. The 4 hours flew by, and she was very mindful of our time. Thank you so much.

KD

Kym Dinehart, CPA (US)

Jan 15th, 2021

Presenter was dynamic and the fact that it started 6:30AM PST, woke me up with her stories and got my engagement from the first story. Best Ethics course I have ever attended. Thanks for helping me meet my CPE requirements, sharing the stories of these companies, and reminding us of our stewardship and social responsibilities in the profession we have chosen.

GH

George Holowko, CPA (US)

Dec 11th, 2020

Unless interested in psychology, sociology or spirituality, presenting ethics could be, and often is, can be considered very dull. Either one is reared with and has ethics or they don't, but, in either case, the presenter did an amazing job of keeping the session moving forward. Excellent! do not have ethics as part of your soul,

CC

Chappell Chancey, CPA (US)

Jun 3rd, 2020

This was one of the best CPE webinars I've ever done. The instructor was outstanding, keeping my interest for all 3.5 hours. Her selection of case studies and her ability to relate them to our ethical standards was remarkable. I truly enjoyed this CPE session, which is something I may have said 3-4 times in my entire career.

PM

Pat Mcnally, CPA/ABV, CPA (US)

Dec 11th, 2020

Technology easy to use. myCPE asks more poll questions to verify attendance than other CPE providers I attend. Also, others are clear that you need only hit a % (often 75-80) to get credit. I was, however, able to answer all 12 questions. Overall experience was good and I will likely attend other events.

REGULATORY ETHICS GUIDEBOOK FOR CPAs: AICPA CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

FREE

4 Credits

Subject Area

Ethics (Regulatory)

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