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Ethics, integrity & professionalism

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Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Employee Benefit Plan Auditing, these learning resources are designed to enhance CPAs’ knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality employee benefit plan audit engagements. Use these resources to build competencies around auditing employee benefit plans and set yourself apart in the market so that clients and employers feel confident in your work and ability to conduct these audits.

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Ethics and Professional Conduct: Updates

This CPE webcast provides a timely update and refresher on the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, including the conceptual framework and independence provisions for...

Webcast Ethics, integrity & professionalism

Ethics: Non-Attest Service, Integrity, and Objectivity

Evaluating the AICPA's Code of Professional Conduct, this course offers critical guidance for handling conflicts of interest. Through interactive case studies,...

Course – Online Ethics, integrity & professionalism

Selected Topics in Professional Ethics

Describing the basic tenets of ethical and professional conduct, this course covers the principles of ethics and explains why the code is necessary and how it is...

Course – Online Ethics, integrity & professionalism

Professional Ethics: The AICPA's Comprehensive Course

Learn the most up-to-date AICPA, SEC, and GAO ethics rules. Through interactive case studies, exercises and illustrative graphics, this CPE course covers the basic...

Course – Textbook,   Course – Online Ethics, integrity & professionalism

Professional Ethics for CPAs in Business and Industry

This ethics CPE course uses multimedia and interactive case studies to provide an overview of the ethics standards that apply under the AICPA Code of Professional...

Course – Online Ethics, integrity & professionalism

Real-World Business Ethics for CPAs in A&A

Explore ethical issues in the context of actual regulatory and court proceedings that were resolved both in favor of and against A&A professionals in public practice.

Conference – Virtual Ethics, integrity & professionalism

Professional Ethics: 2017 Update and Refresher

This CPE course will update you on the new and revised ethical requirements that have been adopted during the past year or were being proposed or considered at the...

Course – Online Ethics, integrity & professionalism

Advanced Auditing of Employee Benefit Plans: Client Acceptance or Continuation

This CPE course offers case studies and advanced learning exercises to enhance your expertise on advanced auditing of Employee Benefit Plans: Client Acceptance or...

Course – Online Defined contribution plans Advanced

5 principles of high-quality ethics and compliance programmes

This article shares five principles of high-quality ethics and compliance programmes.

Article Ethics, integrity & professionalism

Sample Client Disclosure Language for Outsourcing Rules

This page contains sample language which could be used to fulfill the requirement in the “Use of a Third-Party Service Provider” interpretation.

Article Ethics, integrity & professionalism

AICPA Plain English Guide to Independence

This Guide is designed to help you understand independence requirements under the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.

Report Ethics, integrity & professionalism

DOL and AICPA Independence Rule Comparison

This summary presents some of the more common independence rules that affect auditors of employee benefit plans.

Report Ethics, integrity & professionalism