CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR TAX & FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS

Crossing the Line: Financial Statement Fraud and Auditor Deception Cases

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Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
1 Credits: Auditing

Course Description

This course examines the financial statement fraud that took place in two recent cases: high-profile law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP and Internet services reseller ContinuityX Solutions, Inc.  Both these cases involve financial statement fraud as well as auditor deception. We’ll first take a look at what happened, then examine possible motivating factors for the unethical conduct, determine how the auditor was deceived, and detail what lessons can be learned to help prevent similar activities from happening again.

Learning Objectives

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

Chapter 1

  • Recognize the background events that led to fraud the Dewey & LeBoeuf and ContinuityX cases, identifying the primary elements of financial statement fraud
  • Associate the primary elements of financial statement fraud in the cases in this course with audit procedures

Course Specifics

Course ID
9179034
Revision Date
October 16, 2020
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

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Joseph Helstrom, CPA

Joseph Helstrom, CPA, is a partner at CFO Resources, LLC, a company focused on training and courseware for CPAs. He’s also the owner of Mill Creek Publishing LLC. Joe has over 30 years of experience as a CPA in both public accounting and industry, with extensive experience in financial reporting and analysis, treasury, tax, information technology, legal and regulatory matters, and strategic planning. After graduation from Butler University with a degree in accounting, Joe got his start at Ernst & Young. Subsequent to that, he has served for several different companies as a chief financial officer; director of treasury and …

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Crossing the Line: Financial Statement Fraud and Auditor Deception Cases

Expert Instructors
Format
CPE CREDITS
1 Credits: Auditing

$29.00$49.00

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Icon_Self-Study
Self-Study
Icon_Level
Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
1 Credits: Auditing

Course Description

This course examines the financial statement fraud that took place in two recent cases: high-profile law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP and Internet services reseller ContinuityX Solutions, Inc.  Both these cases involve financial statement fraud as well as auditor deception. We’ll first take a look at what happened, then examine possible motivating factors for the unethical conduct, determine how the auditor was deceived, and detail what lessons can be learned to help prevent similar activities from happening again.

Learning Objectives

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

Chapter 1

  • Recognize the background events that led to fraud the Dewey & LeBoeuf and ContinuityX cases, identifying the primary elements of financial statement fraud
  • Associate the primary elements of financial statement fraud in the cases in this course with audit procedures

Course Specifics

Course ID
9179034
Revision Date
October 16, 2020
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Joseph Helstrom Headshot
Joseph Helstrom, CPA

Joseph Helstrom, CPA, is a partner at CFO Resources, LLC, a company focused on training and courseware for CPAs. He’s also the owner of Mill Creek Publishing LLC. Joe has over 30 years of experience as a CPA in both public accounting and industry, with extensive experience in financial reporting and analysis, treasury, tax, information technology, legal and regulatory matters, and strategic planning. After graduation from Butler University with a degree in accounting, Joe got his start at Ernst & Young. Subsequent to that, he has served for several different companies as a chief financial officer; director of treasury and …

Joseph Helstrom, CPA Read More »

Crossing the Line: Financial Statement Fraud and Auditor Deception Cases

Expert Instructors
Format
CPE CREDITS
1 Credits: Auditing

$29.00$49.00

Clear