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Virginia Ethics for CPAs

  • 13 Nov 2015
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Hilton Garden Inn Dulles North, Ashburn VA


  • There is a base rate for the course plus a manual fee.

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Hilton Garden Inn Dulles North
22400 Flagstaff Plaza, Ashburn VA 20148
Direction to hotel
Instructional time: 5:00-7:00 PM
Registration opens: 4:30 PM
CPE: 2

Regulatory Ethics

Instructor: Cheryl B. Hyder, CPA, CFF, MT, CFE

Bio: Cheryl Hyder, MT, CPA/CFF, CFE, CVA, is the principal of Hyder Consulting Group, a consultancy focused on provision of litigation support and related services. She has testified as an expert in forensic accounting, business valuation, accounting standard of care and income taxation matters, and has been performing financial investigations and related assignments for most of her more than 20 year career. She was appointed by InfraGard, a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the private sector, as its National Capital Region Financial Sector Chief for its inaugural session. 
Cheryl is a member of the Virginia Society of CPAs' (VSCPA) teaching faculty and its Professional Ethics Committee, and has co-chaired the Northern Virginia Society of CPAs’ Valuation and Forensics Committee since 2006. She is a senior correspondent for the Consultants’ Training Institute’s “Around the Valuation World™” monthly webzine and has served as an adjunct professor for the VA Community College System (VCCS). Cheryl was a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts’ (NACVA) Litigation Forensics Board from her 2010 appointment through her election as its chair for the 2013 term. She served in numerous positions on behalf of the Metro-D.C. chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) from 2004 through 2013, including a term as its president (2010-2012). Under her leadership, the chapter was recognized internationally, as ACFE’s Chapter of the Year. She has received commendations from the ACFE for the most influential article (Hubbard Award) and also special recognition for her overall efforts in fraud prevention and detection. 
She earned a master’s of tax law from Villanova University and a bachelor of science in business administration from Widener University.

Course Description: Developed using the Virginia Board of Accountancy's (VBOA) "Virginia-Specific Ethics Course Outline" as the course framework, VSCPA Ethics 2015 accomplishes the following fundamental objectives: Update CPAs on regulatory developments and provide guidance regarding the relevance of those laws, rules and regulations for their areas of interest and/or practice; Provoke thought and discussion among CPAs on the role and practical application of ethics within the profession.
Delivery Method: Group Live

Objectives: This course challenges participants to apply ethics and relevant regulatory developments within their professional fields.

To this end, participants will:
  • Review the VBOA's revised fee structure 
  • Examine the AICPA Professional Ethics Executive Committee's (PEEC) Revised and New Interpretations of Ethics Rulings 
  • Examine the AICPA Accounting & Review Services Committee's (ARSC) New Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARSs) regarding Association With Unaudited Financial Statements and Compilations of Financial Statements 
  • Understand documentation requirements and the resources available to assist with compliance (to those requirements) 

Course complies with the ethics requirements in Virginia, the District of Columbia and Maryland. Satisfies the 2015 VBOA ethics CPE requirement. Relevant to Virginia CPAs working in public practice, industry, government, not-for-profits and academe. Uses case-based instruction to consider relevant ethical dilemmas. Review of VBOA's revised fee structure. American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) update. AICPA Accounting & Review Services Committee (ARSC) update. Review of documentation issues with a focus on AU-C Section 230, PRP Sections 4300 & 4400, SSARS No. 19, SSAE No. 11 and IRS Circular 230. Includes handouts of actual VBOA enforcement cases (relevant to current trends). Includes course materials which serve as reference resources.
Designed for: All Virginia CPAs
Prerequisite: None

Cancellation Policy:
If you cancel in writing at least five business days before the program begins, you will be refunded your registration fee after a $20 administrative charge. Cancellations not received by the date required will not be eligible for a refund. If you cancel in writing at least 24 hours of the start of the program you may apply your registration fee to a future event for a $30 processing fee. No shows will not be refunded. Balances are due prior to the start of the event.
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