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Important Announcement: McDevitt & Kline, LLC (www.ceworkshops.com) is merging with the Accountant-Lawyer Alliance (ALA) in 2022. If you were a McDevitt & Kline customer, nothing would change other than you will be logging into the ALA website to register for classes if you decide to opt for an annual ALA membership. Alternatively, you can purchase courses a la carte on the ALA website as you have in the past (at the same prices) with McDevitt & Kline, LLC. Please email us with questions are memberservices@alacommunity.org or carla.kline@ceworkshops.com.   

Annual Auditing Update

This course is designed for accounting and audit practitioners and provides a comprehensive review of the recent standard setting activity of the PCAOB and AICPA. This course will bring you up to date on standards issued in the last three years and provide several hands-on examples and illustrations. Topics covered will include: Form AP, auditor reporting of certain audit Participants, and related voluntary audit disclosure under AS 3101, HFCAA determinations regarding mainland China and Hong Kong, evaluating the relevance and reliability of audit evidence obtained from external sources, auditing accounting estimates, auditing the fair value of financial instruments, supervising or using the work of an auditor’s specialist, and using the work of a company’s specialist.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review of recent standards
  • Examine current disclosure requirements
  • Discuss how to evaluate audit evidence and auditing accounting estimates

Presenter:

Tom Adams, Ph.D., is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Pennsylvania and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., he worked as a senior associate in the audit practice of KPMG LLP and as a senior financial analyst for Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX).

As a Ph.D. student, Adams received an Accounting Doctoral Scholars (ADS) award. His dissertation investigated changes in audit committees surrounding mergers and acquisitions and his current research focuses on shareholder activism, audit quality, auditor resignations, and group audits. He has published articles in the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, the Journal of Futures MarketsReview of Financial Economics, the Journal of AccountancyPractical Tax Strategies, and the Tax Insider.

When: Saturday, November 12th, 2022. 9:00 AM to 1:15 PM EST
Where: Your home or office
Speaker: Tom Adams, Ph.D., CPA
CPE Credits: 4 Accounting CPE
CLE Credits: 4 Substantive CLE
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
Price: FREE for ALA Members / $75 for Non-Members

About CPE/CLE:

* The ALA issues CLE credits through its partnership with McDevitt and Kline LLC, which is an accredited provider of CLE in Pennsylvania (PA CLE Provider # 5963). Live, internet-based courses are approved as Distance Learning courses by the PA Supreme Court CLE Board. For additional information, please visit http://www.pacle.org/.  To the best of our knowledge, the following states have attorney self-reporting procedures for out-of-state provider programs or reciprocity with accredited providers in the state of Pennsylvania: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, and South Dakota.  However, please review the specific rules and requirements in your state.  Please contact member services with any questions at memberservices@alacommunity.org.
Check with your State CLE Board for rules pertaining to live webcasts. These rules differ from state to state. For example, PA attorneys may earn up to 6 CLE credits per compliance period via live webcasts (or 6 out of 12 credits per year); NJ and DE attorneys may earn up to 12 CLE credits per compliance period via live webcasts (or 12 out of 24 credits per two years).
McDevitt & Kline, LLC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site:www.nasba.org.


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