Ethics in Fee Sharing

Overview

2.0 Credits
ONLINE

A CPA can receive referral fees from other CPAs and investment advisors but. what should you consider before entering into a fee sharing agreement? Conflicts of interest, confidentiality and disclosures to clients should be on your radar before beginning. Review some real-life arrangements and discuss or troubleshoot the issues and ethics of each. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions either during or after the event.

Objectives

Participants will learn how they may receive a referral fee from other CPAs, clients, investment advisors or others and how to handle the ethics considerations and client notification.

Major Topics

Ethical considerations in receiving a referral fee including:
  • Notification
  • Independence
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Confidentiality

Designed For

CEOs, CPAs, internal auditors, regulators, controllers, CFOs, compliance officers, risk managers

Prerequisite

None

Advanced Preparation

None
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