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D04 – 2018 Yellow Book Independence (LIVESTREAM) (LIAA86/21)

Event Description

People who work in a governmental environment have many rules of ethics that they must follow. The Government Accountability Office issues Yellow Book which provides rules related to ethics and independence which received a major update in 2018. We’ll review some of the key elements of ethics relevant to governmental entities and auditors to prevent independence noncompliance.

Designed For

Ideal for practitioners in public practice that serve governmental and nonprofit entities.

Objectives

  • Recall safeguards that can be used to reduce threats to an acceptable level
  • Identify threats to independence

Major Subjects

Key focus areas include:

  • Threats and safeguards
  • Independence Rules
  • GAGAS

Instructions

This event is brought to you as part of Spring Splash.