Professional Conduct & Ethics: Dealing with Ethical Crises Webcast | 4172600M

Date :
February 1, 2018 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location :
Webcast
Facility :
Webcast Rebroadcast
Level of Difficulty :
Overview
Member Price :
140.00
Nonmember Price :
188.00
CPE Credits :
CPE 4.00, ET 4.00
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Meet the four-hour ethics education requirement and absorb a wealth of information in the process. CPAs are commonly placed in positions to make difficult decisions. This year's course infuses new case studies highlighting issues that involve handling ethical crises. From audit to tax or from staff to partner, dive deep into high profile conflicts such as Wells Fargo (financial services), Turing (pharmaceuticals), off-field activities (sports) and other conflicts that never make headlines. What would you do if you worked for such a company? What would you do if faced with a compromising position? Acquire the tools to help you choose between alternative solutions.

Materials are provided as an ebook.

Objectives:

  • Identify ethical situations in both your professional and personal lives.
  • Determine your ability to specifically recognize potential violations of the profession's rules and regulations.
  • Select the best alternative for communicating your decision.
  • Identify and deal with ethical dilemmas.

Major Subjects:

  • Discover tools to help you in ethical decision making.
  • Cover highlights from the revised AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Discuss delicate issues.
  • Explore real-life case studies (including Wells Fargo and Turing Pharmaceuticals).

Advanced Prep:

None.

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Level of Difficulty:
Overview
Field of Interest:
Regulatory Ethics
Prerequisites:

None.

Designed For:

CPAs who need to meet their general ethics requirement.

Instructors

Arthur Lee Berkowitz, CPA
Art Berkowitz, C.P.A. is a long-time resource for continuing professional education. Using his 30+ years of experience in public accounting, he now develops webcasts and practical self-study courses for accountants and financial professionals. Art has presented seminars for the California State University system, the University of Denver, Spidell Publishing, Jackson Hewitt, the Hearst Corporation, the Internal Revenue Service, the Institute of Internal Auditors, National Tax Institute (NTI), Western CPE, Practitioners Publishing Company (PPC), the American Society of Women Accountants, Meeting Professionals International, local and international CPA firms, and more than a dozen state CPA societies. Art is also an experienced and noted author. He has written for numerous professional publications, including a weekly online column for The Wall Street Journal. Art also wrote a book on the Enron debacle, Enron: A Professional’s Guide to the Events, Ethical Issues, and Proposed Reforms.
Richard Alan Ferdinand, CPA
Rich Ferdinand specializes in providing financial and general management services to the small and medium sized business market (SMBs). Mr. Ferdinand has served as Chief Financial Officer ranging from full time, interim or on a consulting basis for companies in various industries that are either early stage or mature, as well as requiring turnaround assistance. He is a past recipient of the Outstanding Instructor Award from the AICPA and a recipient of the Education Foundation's Award for Instructor Excellence and the Meritorious Service Award. He has previously taught part time at UCLA in the undergraduate and graduate business programs. Mr. Ferdinand is a licensed CPA in California and was formerly with Deloitte & Touche in Los Angeles. A native of NJ, Mr. Ferdinand graduated from Colgate University and received his MBA from the University of Chicago. He currently resides in New Hampshire with his wife and two daughters.
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