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1989

Business ethics -- United States; Auditors -- Professional ethics -- Standards -- United States

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Proposed Professional Ethics Division Definitions And Rulings;Proposed Interpretation Providing Definitions Of Words And Phrases As Used In The Aicpa Code Of Professional Conduct;Proposed Ethics Ruling Under Rule 101: Member On Advisory Board Of Client;Proposed Deletion Of Ethics Rulings No. 147 And No. 148 Under Rule 505: Firm Designation; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1989, May 1, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Professional Ethics Executive Committee Jan 1989

Proposed Professional Ethics Division Definitions And Rulings;Proposed Interpretation Providing Definitions Of Words And Phrases As Used In The Aicpa Code Of Professional Conduct;Proposed Ethics Ruling Under Rule 101: Member On Advisory Board Of Client;Proposed Deletion Of Ethics Rulings No. 147 And No. 148 Under Rule 505: Firm Designation; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1989, May 1, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Professional Ethics Executive Committee

Statements of Position

The Professional Ethics Executive Committee proposes an interpretation of the Code of Professional Conduct that provides definitions of certain terms used in the Code. The defined terms determine the applicability of Code rules to the various segments of Institute membership. For example, a number of the rules apply to members performing "professional services," other rules apply to members in "public practice," and several rules contain the term "client." The proposed interpretation defines those terms and thereby provides guidance on how the rules of conduct apply to members. The Professional Ethics Executive Committee recognizes the diverse responsibiities and structures that advisory ...


Omnibus Proposal Of Professional Ethics Division Interpretations And Rulings; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1989, Jan. 12, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Professional Ethics Executive Committee Jan 1989

Omnibus Proposal Of Professional Ethics Division Interpretations And Rulings; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1989, Jan. 12, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Professional Ethics Executive Committee

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The following revisions and interpretations are being proposed: 1. REVISION OF THE APPLICABILITY SECTION OF THE AICPA CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT; 2. REVISION OF INTERPRETATION 101-2: Former Practitioners and Firm Independence; 3. INTERPRETATION UNDER RULE 101: Independence and Attest Engagements; 4. INTERPRETATION UNDER RULE 102: Conflicts of Interest; 5. INTERPRETATION UNDER RULE 301: Application of Exemptions 2 and 4 of Rule 301 to AICPA Members; 6. INTERPRETATION 501-5: Failure to Follow Requirements of Governmental Bodies, Commissions, or Other Regulatory Agencies in Performing Attest or Similar Services; 7. ETHICS RULING UNDER RULE 101: Use of Nonindependent CPA Firm on an Engagement ...


Proposed Professional Ethics Division Rulings And Interpretations ;Proposed Ethics Ruling Under Rule 101;Meaning Of The Period Of A Professional Engagement;Audits, Reviews, Or Compilations And A Lack Of Independence;Member Joining Client Credit Union;Proposed Interpretation Under Rule 301: Confidential Information And The Purchase, Sale, Or Merger Of A Practice;Confidential Information And The Purchase, Sale, Or Merger Of A Practice;Proposed Interpretation Under Rule 101: Confidential Information And The Purchase, Sale, Or Merger Of A Practice;Confidential Information And The Purchase, Sale, Or Merger Of A Practice; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1989, Aug. 18, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Professional Ethics Executive Committee Jan 1989

Proposed Professional Ethics Division Rulings And Interpretations ;Proposed Ethics Ruling Under Rule 101;Meaning Of The Period Of A Professional Engagement;Audits, Reviews, Or Compilations And A Lack Of Independence;Member Joining Client Credit Union;Proposed Interpretation Under Rule 301: Confidential Information And The Purchase, Sale, Or Merger Of A Practice;Confidential Information And The Purchase, Sale, Or Merger Of A Practice;Proposed Interpretation Under Rule 101: Confidential Information And The Purchase, Sale, Or Merger Of A Practice;Confidential Information And The Purchase, Sale, Or Merger Of A Practice; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1989, Aug. 18, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Professional Ethics Executive Committee

Statements of Position

Rule 101 and interpretation 101-1 specify transactions, interests, or relationships that impair independence, if they exist during various time periods. One of the time periods referred to in interpretation 101-1 is: "The period of a professional engagement." The committee proposes to define the period of a professional engagement as commencing when the member is engaged to perform the professional service and continuing until the relationship is terminated by the member or the client. The Professional Ethics Executive Committee receives many inquiries from members who are uncertain as to whether they may issue compilations or review reports when the members' independence ...