FMN Ethics

FMN - 2020/June, Seg.2 - Ethics and the Human Concern - Part I

Course Overview
The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) is an independent global standard-setting board. On January 1, 2015, Dr. Stavros Thomadakis was appointed independent Chairman of the IESBA. His primary goal was to “lead the IESBA to produce high-quality ethics standards for the global accountancy profession in the form of the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants (the Code).” On July 25, 2019, Dr. Thomadakis was reappointed as IESBA Chairman for a one-year renewable term that commenced January 1, 2020. Dr. Stavros Thomadakis discusses the major accomplishments of the board in restructuring and revising the Code, including International Independence Standards.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Identify the reasons for the Code revisions and restructuring,
  • Recognize the three fundamental parts of the Code,
  • Identify the two types of independence and their definition, and
  • Determine the proposed revisions to the International Independence Standards.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

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

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Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : FMN1353-FM

Release Date : 06/10/2020
Expire Date : 01/14/2022
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : QAS Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Regulatory Ethics

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