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Ethics, integrity & professionalism

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Forensic accounting and business valuation services continue to be a growing area for practitioners looking to specialize and expand their firm offerings. The learning resources are designed to help you understand the knowledge and skills necessary to support the needs of your clients in these areas.

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Professional Ethics: The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Comprehensive Course

Covers the basic tenets of ethical and professional conduct and the principles of ethics.

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Professional Ethics: 2020 Update and Refresher

A refresher on important ethics requirements to ensure your services are performed with integrity and objectivity, and, where required, independence.

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Professional Ethics for Members in Business

An overview of the ethics standards that apply under the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct to CPAs in business and industry.

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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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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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Frequently Asked Questions: Application of the Independence Rules to Affiliates of Employee Benefit Plans

This document discusses how the definitions and guidance provided in the Client Affiliates interpretation of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct apply to affiliates...

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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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