The AICPA’s recent ethics “re-codification” elevated conflicts of interest and imposes the requirement of every significant engagement’s detailed risk analysis. This new AICPA conflict emphasis seems to heighten the chances that standard CPA engagements may be deemed to rise to the fiduciary duty category level and/or that such relationships receive increased judicial scrutiny. Join Jim Rigos as he explores this complex topic.
Fiduciary relationship in general. Problematic fiduciary engagements. Corporate and Charitable Organization Directorships. Suggested Director fiduciary safeguards.
This outline and lecture presentation develops and applies the professional fiduciary duty heightened legal standard to the practice of the average CPA.
4.78 stars out of 5 “Jim’s presentation was free-flowing and very informative.” - past attendee
James J. Rigos, is an attorney-CPA-CMA who has written and lectured widely in the area of professional accounting individual and CPA firm ethics and legal liability. He has been involved as an advocate or consultant in over 200 legal and ethical claims against CPAs since 1980. He was a member of the AICPA’s Accountants Legal Liability Committee and has conducted mediations for accountancy membership organizations. He is a national Director of the American Association of Attorney-CPAs (AAA-CPA) and past President of the Washington State chapter of the AAA-CPA.
Jim is available to teach in-house ethics presentations for company CPE needs.
Non-Member Price $59.00
Member Price $39.00