Independence –– Nonattest and Attest Services (Audit Skills Training – Level 3) (3 hours) – Webcast

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This is a Self-Study / On-Demand event. In the event title, "Webcast" indicates the event has a self-paced webcast to view with the materials to complete the self-study. "Download" indicates the user downloads only the materials to complete the self-study.

Fees

Member Fee: $54.00
Nonmember Fee: $54.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None

Description

The Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) interprets and enforces the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, which provides guidance for ethical business conduct. A pillar of the Code of Professional Conduct is the rules governing independence when performing attest services, particularly how to safeguard independence when both attest and non-attest services are provided.

Note: Beginning July 1, 2020, ALL active and inactive licensees are required to take an Oregon-specific ethics course to meet the CPE requirement for renewal. This means licensees renewing in 2021 and beyond will be affected by the rule change. This seminar will qualify for technical credit only beginning July 1, 2020.

Designed For

Accountants with at least six months professional experience

Objectives

  • Explain the PEEC Independence Conceptual Framework
  • Discuss threats and safeguards relating to performing both attest and non-attest services for clients
  • Explain other common independence threats for non-issuers

Major Subjects

  • Overview of the PEEC Conceptual Framework
  • Familiarity, self-interest, self-review and other independence threats
  • General requirements and management responsibilities when performing both attest and non-attest services
  • Safeguards for common independence threats