Ethics: Ex-CPA Ex-Big 4 Partner Explains His Slide Down Slippery Slope
Friday, December 8, 2017
This is a wide open and honest discussion regarding the events leading up the arrest of Scott London, former Big-4 accounting partner. The question and answer format focuses on the basic questions of How and Why he did it. It is designed to be educational in that participants will be able to apply the discussion to their own life, whether in be in the professional world or in their personal life. Scott will also share some of his experiences while in prison as well as the process that involved with the FBI sting, the SEC and the Department of Justice. It is a very informative and entertaining discussion unlike any other Ethics course you have taken.
Please Note: This course is not approved for Texas, Florida, Virginia, Washington Ethics or any other state with a state specific ethics requirement. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have specific questions on your state.
The Accountancy Board of Ohio has approved this course for 4 hours of credit towards the required Professional Standards to renew your CPA license. It does NOT qualify for new licensees.
NOTE: Gary Zeune is an approved ethics instructor at <a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=http://www.acc.ohio.gov/CPE/PSR.aspx&source=gmail&ust=1477067152225000&usg=AFQjCNGyCXMbp9Dn-JDL03SAxFNClNBlWA" href="http://www.acc.ohio.gov/CPE/PSR.aspx" style="color: rgb(17, 85, 204);" target="_blank">www.acc.ohio.gov/CPE/PSR.aspx
*Understand the ethics violations involved
*Understand how Mr. London's situation could possibly happen to you if the circumstances present themselves
*How to recognize the "slippery slope" of fraud and warning signs that existed prior to the commission of the crime
*Learn why it is important to practice proper ethics everyday of your life *Learn how to do the right thing regardless of the personal impacts
*Understanding the Ethics Standards
*Legal system and process
*Psychological understanding of potential fraud warning signs
*Red flags for fraud
*Taking responsibility for your actions and behavior