Oregon Ethics for CPAs (4 hours - morning) - Webcast

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Nov 18, 2022

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


Member Fee: $179.00
Nonmember Fee: $229.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: -89.00


CPAs today face greater challenges than ever to maintain the high ethical standards of their profession. This course provides a framework within which to consider the ethical challenges facing CPAs and focuses on ethical requirements that CPAs must adhere to in their everyday practice, including practical examples of potential ethical dilemmas that practitioners may encounter.

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

For the most current Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs), refer to the BOA website: https://tinyurl.com/OR-BOA-Rules.

Designed For

CPAs desiring to satisfy the ethics requirement in Oregon.


  • Understand the attributes of ethics and professional conduct 
  • Identify ethical issues that occur every day in the work environment 
  • Understand those deliberative, emotional, and social skills that enable a CPA to put their knowledge of the rules into practice in ways that are applicable to any situation 
  • Identify the Oregon professional standards and responsibilities for the practice of public accounting

Major Subjects

  • The CPA's role in today's economy 
  • The similarities and differences between individual and business ethics 
  • The link between ethics, integrity, and scruples 
  • The basic attributes of ethics and professional conduct 
  • The history of the CPA profession and the CPA's requirement to adhere to ethics policies and codes of conduct 
  • The AICPA's Code of Professional Conduct and a CPA's responsibility to the public, clients, and colleagues 
  • The common rules and statutes faced daily in the CPA profession. Case studies may also be utilized to present potential ethical dilemmas CPAs may face during their careers. 
  • Oregon Accountancy Law and key regulations of the Oregon Board of Accountancy

Did you know? The OSCPA member rate for CPE courses is extended to all OSCPA members and their employees who are not eligible for OSCPA membership. Members of other state CPA societies are also eligible for member rates.

After adding the course(s) to your cart, click "Apply Discounts" and select either "This person is an uncertified staff of an OSCPA member" or "This person is a member of another state CPA society."


James Giannantonio

James D. Giannantonio, MBA, MS, CPA/CGMA, CIA

Jay Giannantonio is an Advisory Principal/Senior Manager at a global consulting firm specializing in project management over ERP and finance transformation projects for global firms. He is a frequent speaker at accounting, financial management, and CFO process improvement seminars and conferences. In 2016, 2017, and 2018 he received the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award because of his consistently high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills. Giannantonio was vice president of internal audit for a national commercial construction equipment leasing and retailer in 2005 and 2006. He was then director of CFO advisory services for E&Y from 2007 until he started his own firm in 2011; he began a position at a national EPM consultancy in 2019. He began his career with Coopers and Lybrand (now PwC) in the audit and accounting practice, and then spent nine years in corporate financial management at Verizon/Bell Atlantic. He then spent over eight years as a director in the World Class Finance Advisory and internal audit practices at KPMG. He also has been an associate adjunct professor at Widener University in the Master of Business Administration program. Giannantonio earned his Master of Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with an accounting concentration, from Drexel University.