Oregon Ethics and New Developments (4 hours - morning) - Webcast

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Dec 2, 2020

Registration: 7:30 AM / Program: 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM Pacific Time


Member Fee: $175.00
Nonmember Fee: $225.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: -87.00


All the ethics you need to know! Award-winning and entertaining discussion leader Mark Hugh will review the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and key Oregon differences; discuss new developments at the national and state level in ethics in the last two years; discuss best practices for CPAs in public accounting and industry; highlight emerging issues; and discuss Oregon administration and enforcement, including examples of recent disciplinary actions. 

NOTE: This course meets the Oregon Board of Accountancy’s biennial four-hour Oregon-specific ethics requirement.

Designed For

All CPAs, whether in business and industry, government, or public accounting.


  • Gain an understanding of ethical standards and how to apply them on a practical basis daily in business, industry, government, and public accounting and understand significant new developments in the last two years 
  • Avoiding the common errors and inadvertent traps that can lead to disciplinary actions

Major Subjects

  • AICPA Code of Conduct 
  • Oregon Board rules 
  • New national and state developments 
  • Conflicts of interest and subordination of judgment 
  • Objectivity and integrity


Mark Hugh

Mark Hugh is a well-known and award-winning speaker regarding state and local taxes, and his audiences since 1992 have included thousands, including accountants, industry groups, attorneys, and Washington legislators. His work includes planning and tax reporting reviews for a variety of organizations. He has represented thousands of taxpayers, from field auditors to administrative appeals with both the Department of Revenue and the Washington State Board of Tax Appeals. He is the author and instructor of Washington Business and Sales Taxes and various other publications.

He is a CPA, a graduate with honors from the University of Washington, and holds a master's degree in federal income taxation from Golden Gate University. He is the winner of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accounts award for Outstanding Discussion Leader, the award for Public Service, and the Chair's Award for outstanding service as a board member.

Mark is also author and instructor of Washington CPA Ethics and New Developments, a Washington State Board of Accountancy approved course for regulatory ethics, and Oregon Ethics for New and Renewing Licensees, an Oregon State Board of Accountancy approved course for regulatory ethics.

He was a four-term board member of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants, and was the 2011 to 2012 Board President. He was also a three-year member of the AICPA Council, the governing body of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Mark is currently a CPA member of the Washington State Board of Accountancy, the government body that initially qualifies and monitors the quality of CPA's and CPA firms in Washington.

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