Do Ask and Do Tell, Part Two: Accountants' Duty to Disclose

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This course is 2.00 credits
Fields of Study
Accounting, Ethics
Course Level
Basic
Vendor
BPN, Inc ACPEN

Registration Fees

MSCPA-AICPA Member
$79.00
MSCPA Member
$79.00
AICPA Member
$109.00
Non-Member
$109.00
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Monday, Oct 21, 2019
10:00am – 12:00pm

Accountants are truth-seekers and truth-tellers. And when we know something significant or material to be true, we can't pretend otherwise. This accounting and ethics webcast is the second of two "Do Ask and Do Tell" workshops, and considers the ethical duty to disclose ... even when disclosure creates conflict.

Accountants are truth-seekers and truth-tellers. And when we know something significant or material to be true, we can't pretend otherwise. This accounting and ethics webcast is the second of two "Do Ask and Do Tell" workshops, and considers the ethical duty to disclose ... even when disclosure creates conflict.

Designed For

Professionals who are interested in stepping outside of the narrow confines of the Code of Professional Conduct, and taking a fresh look at the professional duty of inquisitiveness. This webcast is designed for all accounting professionals, irrespective of background, specialization, or type of organization with which they are affiliated.

Course Objectives

 

  • To recognize and respond properly to “red flags” that signal the possibility of financial statement (or tax return) misrepresentation, is both:
    • An ethical duty of accountants; and
    • An accounting duty of accountants
  • This Workshop takes into account both of these types of duties (ethical and accounting) and considers recent cases and controversies in light of both of these duties

Major Subjects

  • Thinking about the Ethics of Inquisitiveness
  • Red Flags Backgrounder:
    • Awareness as a Technical Standard
    • Awareness as Professional Ethics Duty
    • Awareness and the Conceptual Framework
  • Cases and Controversies
    • In re DNTW Chtd. Accountants Secs. Litig.
    • Dobina v. Weatherford Int'l
    • Omanoff v. Patrizio & Zhao LLC
  • Conclusion

Prerequisites

None

The start date for this course has passed. Registration is no longer available.