AAFCPAs to Present FEI-Boston’s 2020 Ethics Symposium

AAFCPAs’ Jeffrey Mead, CPA, CGMA and Olga Yasinnik, MBA, CPA will again lead the annual 4-hour presentation on ethics CPE webinar on Building Ethical Management & Culture at FEI-Boston’s May 8th virtual Ethics Symposium. Jeff and Olga will be joined by guest speakers Jennifer H. Elder, entrepreneur, AICPA instructor, and author of Faster Disaster Recovery and Jeffrey Davis, entrepreneur, and CEO & Host of Radio Entrepreneurs.

This symposium will explore ethical professional conduct and personal moral judgement, including:

  • General views and attitudes towards ethics
  • The AICPA Code of Professional conduct – plain English
  • Who does it impact?
  • Bright line rules & everything else
  • Unique and true stories about ethical lapses
  • What can go wrong? Understanding the ethical responsibilities of corporate CPAs
  • Review an ethical decision checklist
  • Identifying threats and consideration of safeguards
  • Review a framework for making ethical decisions when guidance is NOT available
  • Independence as it relates to public practice in fact and in appearance

This course is based on the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and will cover the Conceptual Framework, as well as rules and interpretations applicable to CPAs.  AAFCPAs is a proud active long-time Partner of FEI-Boston and past ethics symposiums led by the firm have been very well received.

Friday, May 8, 2020
8 am – 12 pm

This training qualifies for 4 ethics CPE credits for CPAs and is complimentary to FEI-Boston members and prospective members. Please feel free to spread the word to anyone who may benefit from the sharing of this insight. Click here to reserve your “seat.” >>

About the Authors

Jeff Mead, Audit Partner
Jeffrey is a Partner and leader of AAFCPAs’ Commercial Practice, providing proactive audit/assurance, tax, and advisory solutions for closely-held and privately-owned businesses. His diverse commercial client base includes: professional service firms, technology companies, publishers, and manufacturers/distributors.
Olga Yasinnik
Olga specializes in driving high-energy audit teams, and advising sophisticated nonprofit organizations, including multi-services human & social services providers, community development corporations (CDCs) and their affordable housing development projects. She provides proactive guidance to these clients who receive state and federal grants, and must file Uniform Financial Reports (UFRs) and require audits in accordance with Uniform Guidance/Single Audit and Government Auditing Standards. Olga has extensive experienced in advising clients with projects funded by Low Income Housing and Historical Tax Credits.  She is an active leader of AAF’s Affordable Housing and Real Estate Community Development, and Human & Social Services practices.