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Ethics, integrity & professionalism

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These learning resources are designed to enhance the competency and development of not-for-profit professionals, including staff and stakeholders of not-for-profit entities and the firm practitioners who serve them.

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5 principles of high-quality ethics and compliance programmes

This article shares five principles of high-quality ethics and compliance programmes.

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Sample Client Disclosure Language for Outsourcing Rules

This page contains sample language which could be used to fulfill the requirement in the “Use of a Third-Party Service Provider” interpretation.

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AICPA Plain English Guide to Independence

This Guide is designed to help you understand independence requirements under the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.

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AICPA Code of Professional Conduct

The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct provides guidance and rules to all members in the performance of their professional responsibilities.

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Frequently Asked Questions: General Ethics Questions

This page contains frequently asked questions on general ethics topics. .

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Frequently Asked Questions: Nonattest Services

This page includes frequently asked questions related to nonattest services.

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Frequently Asked Questions and Sample Case Studies: Network Firms

​This document includes FAQs and sample case studies to assist members in understanding the “Network and Network Firms” interpretation.

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Conceptual Framework Toolkit for Independence

This toolkit assists members in the implementation of the Independence Conceptual Framework.

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Professional Ethics: Most Frequent Violations of Professional Standards Government and Not For Profit Investigations

​The AICPA Professional Ethics Division has compiled this list of quality issues found in investigations of government and not-for-profit entities audits.

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Network Firm Implementation Guidance

This page presents additional guidance related to the Networks and Network Firms interpretation of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.

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Confidential Client Information - Examples

This nonauthoritative table provides examples and supplements the “Disclosure of Client Information to Third Parties” interpretation and the definition of confidential...

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