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Deferred Prosecution Agreements: How to Qualify

Tuesday, July 27 10:00am - 12:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:Government investigations and how they beginWhat prosecutors want to knowRespondeat Superior: What should business owners knowProactive steps to qualify for a deferred-prosecution agreementWhat is the difference between a non-prosecution agreement and a deferred-prosecution agreement?What is a well-designed compliance program?How do business leaders demonstrate a good faith effort when it comes to compliance training?Deferred-prosecution Agreements in real life.

Developing an Ethical Culture

Tuesday, July 27 12:00pm - 1:08pm

Webinar

1.40 Credits

Ethics

Ethics Update: A Peek at the PEEC

Tuesday, July 27 11:00am - 12:00pm

Webinar

1.00 Credits

*AICPA Code of Professional Conduct *new and revised AICPA rules in independence and ethics

Integrity, Objectivity and Judgment: Values in Action

Tuesday, July 27 8:00am - 9:00am

Webinar

1.00 Credits

The major topics covered in this class include:AICPA Code of Conduct: Integrity and ObjectivityCase Study: Mortgage crisis of 2007-2010Case Study: World Com

Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud: Why Business Owners go to Prison

Tuesday, July 27 11:00am - 1:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:What is fraud?How business owners become vulnerable to charges for mail fraud and wire fraudWhat business leaders know about how communications can lead to criminal chargesDiscussion of actual fraud cases involving business leaders that went to prison for wire fraud.Federal sentencing guidelinesSentencing for mail fraud and wire fraud convictions

Resolving Ethical Dilemmas-You Make the Call

Tuesday, July 27 10:30am - 11:57am

Webinar

1.50 Credits

Ethical frameworks Threats and safeguards to objectivity and independence Ethics rules for lawyers, investigators, journalists, medical researchers, engineers, and prosecutors The Arthur Andersen case 

Accountancy Laws, Ethics, Taxes and Financial Reporting Review: Ethics

Wednesday, July 28 9:00am - 12:30pm

Webinar

4.00 Credits

AICPA Code of Professional Conduct Fair positions in tax returns Ethical issues in tax practice Fairness in financial reporting Integrity and materiality judgments Ethics involving related party, pro forma results and accounting change disclosures

Bumper Sticker Ethics v. Professional Ethics

Wednesday, July 28 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Webinar

1.00 Credits

Introduction: "Bumper Sticker Ethics" Thinking About Ethics: Digging a Little DeeperCompare: Principles of Professional Ethics in AccountingCase Study: Frank v. Dana Corp.Conclusion: The Conceptual Framework as an Ethics Resource

Ethics of Big Data: Is That a Thing?

Wednesday, July 28 8:30am - 10:30am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

Introduction: Big Data is Getting BiggerEthical Implications of Big Data Getting BiggerEthics of Big Data: Three TheoriesTrust Theory and the Duty to be AwareRules Theory and the Duty to MonitorCases

Ethics: The Ethics of Change - Keeping Your Balance in Risky Times

Wednesday, July 28 10:00am - 12:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

* What's the worse that can happen? Re-thinking the risks of change * How can you get more comfortable with change? New models * How do you communicate change? Pitfalls and potential * How do you overcome an "immunity" to change? An "X-ray" to help * How do you transform yourself or your organization? A proven process

Ethics: Why We Stray: A Different Look at Ethical Decision-Making

Wednesday, July 28 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

Cases in Corporate Ethics: Discuss Real Life Conflicts

Thursday, July 29 7:00am - 11:00am

Webinar

4.00 Credits

We introduce new case selections to this seminar every year. Past cases have included these issues:Can you protect the public interest without violating our profession's confidentiality rules?How can a corporate world CPA get in trouble with their board of accountancy?Is a culture of fear and intimidation particularly susceptible to corporate fraud?How can using the CPA credential get a corporate accountant in trouble?Is exaggerating your CPE hours a violation of our professional codes of conduct?What are your options when your employer is clearly breaking the law?Does any legislation provide effective Whistleblower protection?

Tax Practice Standards

Thursday, July 29 11:00am - 1:00pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:How tax professionals have a heavy responsibility to serve the client, yet still properly adhere to the multitude of tax rules.How tax standards help guide the practitioner to maintain objectivity, avoid conflicts of interest and provide high quality professional client servicesReal-life examples from the speaker's extensive experience as a tax practitioner and as an expert witness in accounting malpractice cases to illustrate these concepts.

Business Ethics: Cases from the Real World

Friday, July 30 7:00am - 10:36am

Webinar

4.00 Credits

Why are ethics so complicated? What trade-offs must we make to solve ethical predicaments?  What can we do? Should you speak up or be quiet? What do I do when I find myself in an ethical predicament? What are fundamental ethical principles for a businessperson? Is ethics situational? What is the Fraud Triangle? How do we resolve ethical issues?

Devious Ethics: Dealing with Snakes in Suits

Friday, July 30 8:00am - 9:48am

Webinar

2.00 Credits

Discuss psychopathy's symptoms Review accounting professional ethics standards for dealing with a boss, co-worker or client who is breaking the rules Look at precautions you should take when considering a new boss or employee Help identify someone who might con you or your company

Ethical Challenges for CPAs - Do You Have a Breaking Point?

Friday, July 30 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Webinar

2.00 Credits

The major topics that will be covered in this course include:Explore cases of practitioners that succumbed to pressure and lost their livelihoods - from helping clients avoid restating earnings to backdating changes to audit work papers. Discuss the pressures that cause CPAs to cross the line and how to make sure you do not succumb to the pressure. What are the ethical principles that CPAs are required to follow? Is there a way out? Consider other cases of CPAs that became fraudsters. Who is responsible for fraud prevention? How can you keep your clients safe from them?

Surgent's New Jersey Law and Ethics

Friday, July 30 7:00am - 10:30am

Webinar

4.00 Credits

The Accountancy Act of 1997 and the Rules and Regulations of the New Jersey Board of Accountancy Other New Jersey professional standards and responsibilities for the practice of public accounting The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct

Ethics: 10 Essential Movies, TV Shows, and Books for CPAs

Saturday, July 31 7:30am - 8:30am

Webinar

1.00 Credits

You will receive summaries of some of the best movies, TV programs, and books for CPAs who want to take their businesses to a higher level of success. Some of the works we'll discuss are:The GodfatherAristotle's Nicomachean EthicsCurb Your EnthusiasmThe Invention of Lying ...and many more!

Improving Ethical Decision Making

Saturday, July 31 8:00am - 9:09am

Webinar

1.20 Credits

Ethics HR Role in Ethics Recruitment and screening processes

Shaping your Organization's Ethical Foundation

Saturday, July 31 12:00pm - 1:27pm

Webinar

1.60 Credits

Ethics Organizational culture Business Management and Employee and Labor Relations