Study Group: A CPA’s Higher Standards of Professional Fiduciary Duty

Jun 02, 2015 02:00pm -
Jun 02, 2015 03:00pm

Event Description




A CPA's Higher Standards of Professional Fiduciary Duty

June 2, 2015 at 2pm EST


Presented by James J. Rigos, Attorney, CPA, CMA



Registration Fees


CPE/CLE* Credit

AAA-CPA Members: $15.00

Non-Members: $30.00


Non CPE/CLE Credit



 Non-Members: $25.00 



Learn about the fiduciary duty 2015 application to a CPA.  We cover four areas of practice ; legal roles like trustee, "responsible person" fiduciary liability, investment sales and guidance, and directorships of corporations, both public and charitable.

James J. Rigos is an attorney-CPA-CMA who has written and lectured widely in the area of professional accounting individual and CPA firm ethics and legal liability. He is a graduate of Boston University Law School. He has been involved as an advocate in over 200 legal and ethical claims against CPAs since 1980. He has served on the WSCPA's Mediation Committee and the AICPA's Accountants Legal Liability Committee. He is a National Director of the AAA-CPA and past President of the Washington State Chapter of the AAA-CPA. Jim also serves as the current Chair of the AAA-CPA National Ethics and Dual Rights Committee.

The dial-in number and passcode are sent once registration is received. Materials for the program will be sent via email one day prior to the program. Questions may be directed to Kimmy Livingston at or 888-ATTY-CPA ext. 2.




AAA-CPA continuing education programs are designed to meet the needs of Attorneys and CPAs and to qualify for credit both as CPE and CLE. Of course, the decisions of various state authorities determine the actual credit granted. There are no prerequisites or advance preparation requirements for this course.

Accounting CPE/Legal CLE/MCLE

The American Association of Attorney-CPAs 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 submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website These programs meet the NASBA standards of 1 (50 minute) hour of instruction. 

*CLE varies by state. Though we are accredited for CLE in both TX and PA they will not accept Study Groups for credit. We are currently working on arranging for provider status for these programs through those states. If you require CLE in a specific state, please send a request to and we will do our best to arrange for CLE credit. Please note that most state bars will accept our Certificates of Attendance sent in by the attorney and NOT charge a fee.


Event Type:Study Group
Early registration ends on Apr 27, 2015.
Regular registration starts on Apr 28, 2015 and ends on Jun 01, 2015.
Late registration starts on Jun 02, 2015.