AICPA Ethics Series

AICPA Ethics (Updated - 2)

Course Overview
This course is designed to satisfy the 4-hour ethics CPE requirement in most state jurisdictions. This ethics program will satisfy jurisdiction CPE requirements that are not state specific for a 4-hour regulatory ethics program based on the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct generally effective for periods after December 15, 2014. It addresses Ethics Code requirements for all members, members in public practice, members in business, and other members.



Learning Objectives:

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

  • Recognize the major points of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Identify ethical threats and safeguards associated with members practicing in public practice, in business, or applicable to other members
  • Define the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct rules applicable to all members as well as rules applicable to members in public practice and members in business
  • Identify the AICPA’s 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

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Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

None

Speakers / Authors:

Kenneth Heaslip, MS, MBA, CPA, CGMA, is a discussion leader and group practice leader in Professional Ethics for LOSCALZO ASSOCIATES LTD. Kenn has extensive experience teaching all levels of accounting, auditing and in other practice related areas. He has served as Vice President and Trustee of the New Jersey Society of CPAs, Secretary of their Scholarship Fund and President of the Essex Chapter. He is an active member of several Society committees in taxation and student programs and is past chair of the State Educators Committee. Kenn also serves on the NJSCPA Professional Conduct committee. Kenn is a Director at Leaf, Saltzman, Manganelli, Tendler, & Miele LLP in Fairfield, NJ, a regional CPA firm in Northern New Jersey and New York City.

Kenn is also an Associate Professor of Accounting at Bloomfield College. He previously was an Executive in Residence at Seton Hall University where he was the students’ choice as “Educator of the Year” two years in a row. He taught in the Executive MBA program at Rutgers University and has been with Becker CPA Review since 1983. Until 1998, Kenn was the National Director of the Becker CPA Review Course, where he was responsible for course content and instruction quality. At Becker, he oversaw and trained over 350 instructors as well being the lead editor of all the course materials. Kenn lectured extensively throughout the United States, as well as in Canada and Asia.

Kenn earned his B.A. from Rutgers University and has an M.S. in Taxation and M.B.A. in Finance, from Seton Hall University.

John M. Fleming, CPA, MBA, is currently the Director, Content Development for SmartPros LTD, a division of Kaplan Professional Education. SmartPros is an international educational and training company specializing in accounting, finance and ethics educational programs. John previously served as President and Director of Accounting and Auditing for LOSCALZO ASSOCIATES, a division of SmartPros for twenty-eight years. John retired as President of Loscalzo Associates on January 1, 2014.

John’s prior practice experience includes audit, tax, consulting, office management, and human resource responsibilities with Deloitte LLP, Richard Eisner & Company LLP, and Ernst & Young LLP. John is a graduate of LaSalle and Drexel Universities with degrees in accounting and finance.

John, a Pennsylvania CPA, served as the 1999/2000 President of the 8,300 member Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) and currently serves as a member of the Institute’s Accounting and Auditing Technical Committee. In 2006, the PICPA recognized John as a Joseph E. Sterrett Fellow for his contributions to the accounting profession and in 2007, the Philadelphia Chapter recognized John with their Champion Award for his contributions to the PICPA, Chapter, profession and community. John has also served as the 2002/2003 President of the American Accounting Association’s Mid-Atlantic Region.

John and his wife Marge live in Medford, New Jersey.

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
  • Windows or Mac OS

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Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $99.80

Details

Course Code : 99FLE-ETH-v3

Release Date : 03/04/2019
Expire Date : 03/04/2021
Credits :
CPE 4.00
QAS 4.00

Length : 3hr 20min
Course Level : Basic
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Regulatory Ethics

Theme : AICPA Ethics Series

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