Course number: ETH150804This course has been approved by the Ohio Board and contains an overview of ethical concepts, surveys relating to employee misconduct, recent accounting fraud cases, an outline of large corporate accounting scandals, pertinent sections from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Chapter 4701—Accountancy Board Law, Chapter 4701-11—Ohio State Board of Accountancy Ethical Standards, and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. Some of the topics discussed in this course are: the retention and maintenance of work papers, the requirements for maintaining an active registration when using the title of designation, the rules regarding commissions and referral fees, confidential information, contingent fees, acts discreditable, along with the public expectations of the responsibilities of CPAs, and the enforcement of rules on ethics. Course level: Basic. Prerequisites: None. Course includes integrated text and study guide, final exam, and grading service.
NASBA field of study: Regulatory Ethics Course credit: 3 hours