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4.0 Credits

The AICPA's Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) clarified, revised and codified the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct in 2014 and has made many changes since then. In this program, the Code is used as a basis for discussing regulatory ethics. The program will address ethics rules applicable to CPAs in public practice, those in business, and others. Recent changes, interpretations, and non-authoritative guidance issued by PEEC will be discussed along with Connecticut Board of Accountancy laws and regulations. This course qualifies for the three-year Connecticut ethics requirement.


Participants will be able to:  Understand the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, along with recent changes  Identify ethical threats and safeguards associated with members practicing in public practice, in business, or applicable to other members  Identify the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct rules that are applicable to all members, including those in public practice and business  Explain and apply the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct rules applicable to integrity and objectivity, independence, general standards, acts discreditable, commissions and referral fees, advertising, confidential information, and form of organization and name  Understand the importance of and differences between the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and Connecticut state laws and regulations

Major Topics

 The conceptual framework  Confidentiality and conflicts of interest  Issues impacting attest services, including independence  Issues impacting non-attest practices and engagements  Issues impacting CPAs in industry  Connecticut state laws and regulations

Designed For

Active licensed CPAs in public practice or industry.


Basic knowledge of professional ethics rules and regulations


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Your registration fee includes an electronic copy of the course manual. Your eMaterials will be available for download in the "My CPE" area of the website one week before the program date. Please note: Program cancellations will not be allowed once you have downloaded your eMaterials from the website. Copyright note: Reproduction or distribution of the manual or any portion of it is prohibited unless written permission is obtained from the course provider.

We will print a manual and provide it to you at registration the morning of the program.

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