Course Detail(E064 : Ethical Issues for Accountants: Reducing Potential Ethical Breaches)

E064 : Ethical Issues for Accountants: Reducing Potential Ethical Breaches NEW

3.50 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Classroom

Programme Objective

To look at how accountants can deal with various ethical issues they face from a legal perspective.

Programme Outline

  • Looking at the relationship between ethics and the law

  • Looking at the issue of liability for ethical breaches

  • Appreciating the impact of international standards on local ethical issues 

  • Understanding the impact of public policy and public reaction on ethical breaches

  • Moving the goalposts

  • Changing the rules 

  • Understanding corporate governance in reverse – the “blind eye” syndrome

  • Possible ethical breaches

  • The problem of “top down” management - “When the top beam is not right…”  

  • Practical ethics management framework – trying to balance business with ethics

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

An Intermediate to Advanced level programme suitable for both accounting and auditing professionals, as well as Compliance Officers who wish to have a better understanding of ethics in specific circumstance and how they can mitigate potential ethical breaches in their organizations.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 3.50 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

11 Feb 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 199.02
For Non-Members: $ 237.54

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

13 May 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 199.02
For Non-Members: $ 237.54

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

18 Nov 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 199.02
For Non-Members: $ 237.54

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

01 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Date & Time

18 Jun 2019 (2:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Date & Time

27 Feb 2019 (2:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


Tan Peng Kwee
(LLB (Hons), NUS), Notary Public, Commissioner for Oaths, Advocate & Solicitor Supreme Court of Singapore


Peng Kwee has been practising as a lawyer in Singapore with more than 15 years with experience in civil and criminal work. He is presently a consultant with Aptus Law Corporation.

He is presently lecturing at the Singapore Accountancy Academy. He conducts continuing professional education seminars with Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force. He also conducts seminars and workshops with various institutions and multi-national corporations primarily in the corporate, human resource, engineering and construction fields. In the past, he lectured at the Nanyang Business School of the Nanyang Technological University, Temasek Polytechnic and the Singapore Police Force. He was also a facilitator at Republic Polytechnic.

Programme Objective

To look at how accountants can deal with various ethical issues they face from a legal perspective.

Programme Outline

  • Looking at the relationship between ethics and the law

  • Looking at the issue of liability for ethical breaches

  • Appreciating the impact of international standards on local ethical issues 

  • Understanding the impact of public policy and public reaction on ethical breaches

  • Moving the goalposts

  • Changing the rules 

  • Understanding corporate governance in reverse – the “blind eye” syndrome

  • Possible ethical breaches

  • The problem of “top down” management - “When the top beam is not right…”  

  • Practical ethics management framework – trying to balance business with ethics

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

An Intermediate to Advanced level programme suitable for both accounting and auditing professionals, as well as Compliance Officers who wish to have a better understanding of ethics in specific circumstance and how they can mitigate potential ethical breaches in their organizations.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 3.50 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee
(LLB (Hons), NUS), Notary Public, Commissioner for Oaths, Advocate & Solicitor Supreme Court of Singapore


Peng Kwee has been practising as a lawyer in Singapore with more than 15 years with experience in civil and criminal work. He is presently a consultant with Aptus Law Corporation.

He is presently lecturing at the Singapore Accountancy Academy. He conducts continuing professional education seminars with Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force. He also conducts seminars and workshops with various institutions and multi-national corporations primarily in the corporate, human resource, engineering and construction fields. In the past, he lectured at the Nanyang Business School of the Nanyang Technological University, Temasek Polytechnic and the Singapore Police Force. He was also a facilitator at Republic Polytechnic.

Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

11 Feb 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 199.02
For Non-Members: $ 237.54

Programme Facilitator(s)

Tan Peng Kwee

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709