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Apr 29, 2022

Listen as John Wiley, CPA, and Jeff Lewis, CPA, continue their discussion of what it means to act with honor. In this episode, they discuss an important topic: maintaining client confidentiality.

If you missed the first part of this discussion, look for episode 48, or part 11 of the back to basics series.

Apr 22, 2022

What does it mean to "act with honor"? That can be subjective, certainly, but the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct has guidance on what it means for our profession. Listen as John Wiley, CPA, and Jeff Lewis, CPA discuss some questions that come into the ethics hotline as well as some general complaints we hear in the...

Apr 15, 2022

Defining a family relationship may seem simple. But is it really? In this week's episode, Sarah Brack, CPA, and April Sherman, CPA, look at family relationships and how they can affect an auditor's independence. You may be surprised at some things they discuss!

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Apr 8, 2022

When do members in business and industry need to be concerned about independence? What are some relationships that can impair independence? In this episode, Sarah Brack, CPA, and April Sherman, CPA, discuss various financial relationships and their possible effects on independence.

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Apr 1, 2022

What happens when you do everything right but still experience an inadvertent breach of independence? What is a breach? In their continuing discussion of independence, Jennifer Kappler, CPA, and Nancy Miller, CPA, answer these questions as well as discussing related systems of quality control. They also discuss how...