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Conflicts of Interest - A New Approach

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James J. Rigos Attorney, CPA, CMA
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1 Hour
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The relatively recent AICPA ethics “re-codification” analyzes conflict of interest restraints depending on the CPA’s employment position. It introduces new conflict requirements and details that should lead to professionals becoming more analytical prospectively in engagements and relationships that include actual or potential conflicts of interest which may be adverse to their client’s loyalty and confidentiality ethical and legal responsibilities.  Join Jim Rigos as he explores this complex subject.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Explore various types and categories of conflicts of interest and review a list of safeguard conditions.

Major Subjects
  • Conflict of interest identification and analytical process in public practice
  • Conflict of interest standards that apply to a CPA members in business and industry
  • Considerations for members who are retired or not currently employed in the accounting profession
  • Considerations for members practicing outside the U.S.
  • Documentary Evidence
  • Subordination of Judgment
  • Whistleblowing

Course Materials


James J. Rigos Attorney, CPA, CMA Related seminars and products

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.


Wed, Sep 15, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:00pm EDT
Tue, Oct 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:00pm EDT
Wed, Nov 17, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:00pm EST
Wed, Dec 08, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:00pm EST
Wed, Jan 19, 2022 - 12:00pm to 01:00pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For All CPAs
Original Recording Date 06/18/2021
Course Developer WSCPA
Date Added to Catalog 05/24/2021

Additional Information

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

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