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Ethics, integrity & professionalism

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Managing and addressing the needs of your clients and firm requires a broad range of competencies. These learning resources are designed to help you understand the knowledge and skills necessary to support the management of and manage a firm practice.

5 principles of high-quality ethics and compliance programmes

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

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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.

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AICPA Plain English Guide to Independence

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

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AICPA Code of Professional Conduct

The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct provides guidance and rules to all members in the performance of their professional responsibilities.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Application of the Independence Rules to Affiliates of Employee Benefit Plans

This document discusses how the definitions and guidance provided in the Client Affiliates interpretation of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct apply to affiliates...

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Frequently Asked Questions: General Ethics Questions

This page contains frequently asked questions on general ethics topics. .

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Frequently Asked Questions: Nonattest Services

This page includes frequently asked questions related to nonattest services.

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Frequently Asked Questions and Sample Case Studies: Network Firms

​This document includes FAQs and sample case studies to assist members in understanding the “Network and Network Firms” interpretation.

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Conceptual Framework Toolkit for Independence

This toolkit assists members in the implementation of the Independence Conceptual Framework.

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Conceptual Framework Toolkit for Members in Public Practice

This toolkit assists members in the implementation of the Conceptual Framework for Members in Public Practice.

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Network Firm Implementation Guidance

This page presents additional guidance related to the Networks and Network Firms interpretation of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.

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Confidential Client Information - Examples

This nonauthoritative table provides examples and supplements the “Disclosure of Client Information to Third Parties” interpretation and the definition of confidential...

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