Regulatory Ethics - Independence

  • Accountant
  • CRMA
  • CFE
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: May, 2021

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • Independence Defined
    04 mins
  • Other Rulemaking bodies
    13 mins
  • Business Relationships
    23 mins
  • Services: Information systems
    36 mins
  • Implementing Accounting Standards
    48 mins

Course Description

Independence generally implies one's ability to act with integrity and exercise objectivity and professional skepticism. The AICPA and other rule-making bodies have developed rules that establish and interpret independence requirements for the accounting profession.

CPAs in public practice must maintain a keen awareness of independence in their actions as well as their public appearance. This Regulatory Ethics CPE webinar for CPAs guides practitioners through the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct to aid in such efforts. This ethics webinar provides a detailed discussion of nonattest services is covered including comparisons between standards pronounced by the AICPA and the SEC. 

The Key Topics included in the webinar are as follows: 

  • Independence: Defined 
  • Conceptual Framework for Independence and Ethical Conflicts
  • Independence Requirements
  • Other Rulemaking Bodies
  • Covered Members: Special cases
  • Nonattest Services
  • Implementing Accounting Standards

Recommended for: 

This Ethics CPE webinar for CPAs is recommended for CPAs desiring of satisfying the Regulatory Professional Ethics requirement as per the AICPA Code of Conduct.

Learning Objectives

  • To identify the correct sequence of steps contained in the AICPA Conceptual Framework for Independence.
  • To recall typical non attest services CPAs provide and instances in which independence is impaired according to standards pronounced by the AICPA.
  • To recall the difference in independence standards between the AICPA versus those pronounced by the SEC.

Recommended For

  • CPAs or other professionals who wishes to be informed or updated with respect to the Regulatory Ethics as er the AICPA code of Professional conduct.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Auditors
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • Cloud Accountants
  • 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

  • 1.5 CPE Credit for Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Accounting & Auditing for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Ethics (Regulatory) for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1.5 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1.5 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1.5 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1.5
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Frank Castillo

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Frank Castillo CPA

About me? I am the proud son of Francisco and Mercedes Castillo, two courageous Cuban immigrants who sought and found the American Dream. I was born in Boston, MA on April 15th; needless to say, my future as a CPA was predetermined!

My specialty? Restoring the natural balance of daily life by offering continuing education to awaken your mind during the day.... and deliver consulting services so you can sleep better at night.

My approach? Delivering on promises with integrity, thoughtfulness, and joie de vivre!

  • Author of over 250 continuing professional education courses across various fields of study including personal development, accounting, taxation, regulatory ethics, economics, technology, and finance. Course delivery methods include self-study text, webinars and Nano offerings.
  • Provide “Personal CFO” services to high net worth individuals, including executives, entrepreneurs, professional athletes, and performing artists.  Tailor client specific solutions utilizing comprehensive tax and financial planning strategies.

I have had the true pleasure of meeting so many talented and generous people over the past 30 years. Four of my absolute favorites are my wife Andrea and my three children (Amanda, Dominick, & Mary) who remind me on a daily basis that laughter truly is the best medicine!

Thank you for taking the time to find out more about me. I look forward to hearing from you.


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Jaclyn Boichat, CPA (US)

May 14th, 2021

great job

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