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Ethics: Protecting the Integrity of Florida CPAs (4980)

Total Credits: 4 including 4 Regulatory Ethics - Technical

Average Rating:
Ethics |  Partner Produced
J. Edward Grossman, CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA
Course Levels:
4 Hours
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.



It is essential for CPAs to have an understanding of the ethical problems and principles that impact their daily interactions with clients, employers, and regulatory authorities.  This informative and lively course is delivered through an interactive discussion with our panel of experts.  This course reviews the frameworks provided in the Florida Statutes, the Rules of the Florida Board of Accountancy, and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct that determine the expectations for your behavior as a Florida CPA.  In addition to focusing on the application of specific rules and requirements in those frameworks, the course will also examine recent trends in business and professional ethics.  This course is designed for CPAs in all areas of practice and fulfills the biennial ethics requirements for Florida CPAs.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Describe how codes of conduct, professional responsibilities, and core values of the profession issued by various organizations impact the practice of accounting
  • Identify how Florida Statutes 455 and 473 and Florida Administrative Code 61H1 provide guidance for ethical practice
  • Identify how newly revised/ proposed interpretations, rulings, and legislation affect Florida licensees
  • Recognize practice and compliance issues such as independence that affect ethical conduct

Major Subjects
  • AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Business ethics
  • Chapters 455 and 473, F.S.
  • Rule 61H1 F.A.C.
  • Common violations of Florida laws and rules
  • Client record retention
  • CPE reporting requirements
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Fraud
  • Independence
  • Integrity and objectivity
  • Licensure requirements – individuals and firms
  • Peer Review
  • Practice mobility
  • Professional competency

Course Materials



Fri, Mar 26, 2021 - 06:30am to 10:09am MDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation None
Course Developer FICPA
Date Added to Catalog 05/04/2020
Designed For

This course is designed meet the continuing professional education requirements in Ethics for Florida licensees

Original Recording Date 06/06/2020
Prerequisites None
Yellow Book No

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199).
Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer.

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration



Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 254


Ronald R

"Super course and presentation...Thank you!"

David L - Mount Dora, Florida

"This was a great ethics course. Well planned and delivered"

Donald B

"Good panel discussion and the content flowed well"

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Michael B

"Good course!"

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