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AICPA Regulatory Ethics | Part 4

Learning Objectives:

  • Have the ability to define independence as promulgated by the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and understand its importance to the CPA.
  • Be able to ascertain situations which could threaten a CPA’s independence.
  • Understand how conflicts of interest and the use of contingency fees can subvert independence.


Course Overview

Course Details
  • Level: Beginner
  • Cost: Free
  • Field of Study: Ethics
  • Advanced Prep: None
  • Credit Type: CE & CPE
  • Credit Hours: 1
Course Description

In this fourth part of a series, Allison examines the portion of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct dealing with independence and conflicts of interest. By using real-world examples, case studies, and scenarios, you will get a better idea of what it means to be ethical in performing job functions. Additionally, the course will explore different ways that a professional could fall into compromising situations, and practical ways to address conflicts of interest.  


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