Regulatory Ethics
There are no prerequisites.

Course Description

Real-World Ethics for Oregon CPAs is designed to meet the ethical requirements of the Oregon State Board of Accountancy. This course covers selected sections from the Oregon Revised Statutes that pertain to accountants, tax consultants, and preparers including requirements for providing attestation services or compilation services, rules for commissions and contingent fees, civil penalties, and criminal penalties. The material also covers procedural rules; fees, applications, requirements, and procedures; code of professional conduct, continuing professional education, and peer review requirements as found in the Oregon Administrative Rules. Notes interspersed throughout the course provide additional clarification, and case law references provide valuable insight into Board rulings for violations as well as applicable penalties. 

Course approved by the Oregon Board of Accountancy. 


Rod Redding, Inactive CPA

Dr. Rod Redding received his PhD from Penn State University after working with Price Waterhouse and IBM. Presently, he presents seminars and webcasts and prepares self-study courses for Western CPE. He has over 30 years' experience as a professor at universities such as the University of North Carolina, the University of Utah, Georgetown University, and Gettysburg College. He also has taught internationally at Kenyatta University in Kenya and the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. Three different universities have given Dr. Redding awards for excellence in teaching. Dr. Redding holds a CPA certificate but has elected inactive status.

Dr. Redding’s intellectual contributions are in the fields of financial reporting and auditing. He is the coauthor of the book The FASB: The People, The Process, and The Politics. He has written financial accounting articles on topics such pensions, leases, and capitalization of interest, as well as a number of articles on teaching effectiveness. Each year he publishes The World’s Liveliest Accounting Update, which is a financial accounting, auditing, attestation, compilation, and review update. As indicated by the title, this is an exceptionally energetic and engaging presentation. He is known as one of the country’s most dynamic financial and auditing CPE seminar leaders.

Course Specifics

Regulatory Ethics
Oct 4, 2018
There are no prerequisites.

Compliance Information

IRS Provider #: 0MYXB
IRS Course ID: 0MYXB-E-01431-19-S
Qualifies for CA Fraud: No

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Note the rules and regulations to obtain and renew licensure in the state of Oregon
  • Specify deadlines for permits to practice public accountancy in Oregon
  • Identify ownership and fee requirements for registration of a business organization, noting acceptable firm services
  • Note the practice of accountancy requirements for attestation or compilation services, use of terms or titles, allowable statements, payment or acceptance of fees, injunctions, and disclosures 
  • Identify deadlines and procedures involved in disciplinary action by the Board
  • Note the requirements and conditions for inactive status
  • Recognize the fees and penalties that can be levied by the Board
  • Specify the membership makeup of the Oregon Board of Public Accountancy, noting applicable procedural rules relating to professional standards, complaints, confidentiality, and hearings
  • Recognize the code of conduct, standards, responsibilities to clients, and other responsibilities and practices applicable to CPAs practicing in the state of Oregon
  • Identify continuing education and peer review requirements

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