Ethics for Canadian Accountants - Webinar On Demand
Ethical issues can often lurk in unexpected places and can go entirely undetected. Such dilemmas can take on many faces and arise in any area of business– policy and practice, governance, discrimination, bribery, and fiduciary responsibility.
Ethical issues can often lurk in unexpected places and can go entirely undetected. Such dilemmas can take on many faces and arise in any area of business– policy and practice, governance, discrimination, bribery, and fiduciary responsibility. Some ethical requirements are codified into law and regulation, while others are managed through business values and policies. CPA’s are required to maintain ongoing ethical training to ensure such matters remain in the forefront of our daily consciousness.
Pat Patterson of Patterson CPA Group Inc has presented extensively on various ethical topics and in this webinar he will provide a general overview of the most common ethical dilemmas faced by accountants. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to better understand and analyze ethical requirements; more easily recognize ethical problems and situations; and recognize the professional requirements for accountants.
More specifically, this webinar will cover:
- Ethics versus Morals
- Sources of ethics
- Ethical conflicts
- Evolution of Ethics
- Basic Ethical approaches
- Going Concerns
- Threats and Safeguards
- Compliance requirements
- Professional Accountants in Business
- Professional Accountants in Public Practice
- Independence in Audit and Review Engagements
- Independence in other than Audit and Review Engagements
- Important Glossary Terms
- Effective Dates
This webinar will be of most interest to tax practitioners and accountants that practice independently or in small to medium sized firms. This session is also for professionals in large firms and accountants, CFOs, or Financial Vice Presidents that require ethics training. Persons in government and education are also covered.
Professional Development Credits
CCH Canadian professional development programs are designed to meet the continuing education requirements of a variety of professional associations. These requirements do vary by association and region. Please consult your provincial association to ensure this webinar meets the continuing professional development standards for your specific situation.
This Webinar Includes:
- 30 days to review the webinar recording
- Print version of the presentation slides
This webinar is being presented by Pat Patterson of Patterson CPA Group Inc.:
Pat Patterson, CPA
Cecil Patterson, (Pat), is an award-winning, nationally recognized author, speaker, and discussion leader for continuing education courses and numerous state societies. He has experience at the local and national CPA-firm level and as an adjunct university professor.
Pat holds an MBA from the University of North Florida and is a CPA with Patterson CPA Group, Inc. His firm provides accounting, tax preparation and tax planning services, wealth management services, and consulting for businesses and other professional firms.
The AICPA has recognized the firm for work in the “virtual office” field.
Pat has served on the AICPA Council, the FICPA Council, the FICPA Educational Foundation Board of Trustees. as well as numerous other committees and sections.