Course Summary

Duration1 hour

PresenterNeil Doran

Course Details

All accountants are required to perform their duty in an ethical fashion in accordance with their governing institute guidelines and those guidelines are derived from the IESBA Code of Ethics.  This course is to address the recent update introduced by the 2016 Handbook of the Code of Ethics for Professional Accounts as issued by the International Ethics Standard Board for Accountants (“IESBA). This new guidance is effective from 15 July 2017.

This course focuses on the requirements of the Code to a professional accountant in Public Practice and should not solely be considered by individual accountants but by practicing firms as well. It will:

  • Breakdown what are the General Requirements of the 2016 Handbook of the code of Ethics for Professional Accountants Part A
    • Key fundamental Principles
  • Ethics for the Professional Accountant in General Practice -Part B
    • Key situations in practice and application of the concepts of the Code
  • Ethics for the Professional Accountant in Audit
    • The IAASA Ethical Standard including a quick summary of the new Irish Auditing Framework
    • Section 290 of the Code of Ethics being the go-to requirements for accountants in audit


Presenter: Neil Doran – OmniPro