The CPA Who Took on Halliburton - And Won

Course Overview
Woven throughout the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Dodd-Frank Act is the theme that employees who report financial abuse may well aid in preventing future corporate collapses and securities frauds. Our cameras were on hand as corporate financial executive Anthony Menendez, widely known as "The Accountant Who Took on Halliburton - And Won," recounted the lessons he learned from his decade-long legal battle as a corporate whistleblower.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Identify when a "bill-and-hold" transaction was recognized as revenue;
  • Distinguish between the whistleblower protections under Sarbanes-Oxley and under Dodd-Frank;
  • Define what is involved in a claim of retaliation;
  • Explain why OSHA was unable to protect whistleblowers of accounting fraud.

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Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in a corporate staff environment, or an introductory course in ethics

Speaker / Author:

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS


Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $24.95


Course Code : 99SPK28

Release Date : 03/22/2018
Expire Date : 03/22/2020
Credits :
CPE 1.00
QAS 1.00

Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Length : 50min
Passing Grade : 70%
Field Of Study : Regulatory Ethics
Theme : Miscellaneous

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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