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Business Ethics - Real-World Business Ethics: How Will You React?

Author/Moderator: Robert W. Walter, JD
Publisher: AICPA
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Previously titled: Real-World Business Ethics: How Will You React?

Don’t be caught off guard by an ethics investigation. Adopt a proactive, risk-avoidant stance by side-stepping common pitfalls and taking alternative courses of action. To learn how, examine case studies based on real-life litigation and administrative proceedings involving CPAs in public practice and industry. Explore ethical issues in the context of actual proceedings that were resolved both in favor of and against accounting and auditing professionals. Achieve a new sense of appreciation for the difficulties faced by every financial professional and a heightened sensitivity for the types of ethical dilemmas you could face in the future.

Topics Discussed
  • Analysis of Ethical Requirements and Considerations
  • Fact Patterns from Situations Faced by CPAs in Public Practice
  • Special Ethical Issues in Select Reporting and Disclosure Areas: Off Balance Sheet Financing, Related Party Transactions, Revenue Recognition, Materiality, Loan and Lease Loss Reserves, Restructuring Charges, and Independence
  • Key Issues in Civil and Regulatory Actions
  • Effect of Changes in Disciplinary Procedures and Oversight
  • SEC Enforcement Proceedings and Their Implications
Learning Objectives
This course will help you:
  • Identify the ethical standards and considerations that are critical to accounting and auditing professionals
  • Recognize the presence of ethical issues
  • Apply ethical standards to real-life situations

Prerequisite: Experience in business and financial reporting

Advanced Preparation: None

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NASBA Field of Study: Behavioral Ethics
Level: Intermediate
Recommended CPE Credit: 15.5
Business Ethics - Real-World Business Ethics: How Will You React?
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