September 20, 2022 12:30pm – 4:00pm Map & Directions 602-252-4144

Professional Ethics Update for All Arizona CPAs (12:30-4)

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Always up to date, this course is designed to meet the Arizona biennial four-hour ethics CPE requirement for CPAs renewing their licenses. In addition to meeting Arizona State Board of Accountancy requirements, the course includes materials and examples designed to reinforce the CPAs working knowledge of professional ethics standards.


ASCPA Learning Center
4801 E Washington St Ste 180
Phoenix, AZ 85034-2040

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Ethics (meets Arizona's R4-1-453-5)


To reinforce knowledge that will allow a CPA to:

  • Identify promulgated standards, state accountancy laws and other resources necessary to making informed and ethical accounting and business decisions.
  • Apply the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct to both public practice and business situations.
  • Successfully identify and apply the latest AICPA ethics standards as well updates to recent Arizona legislation and Accountancy Board pronouncements.
  • Fulfill CPE responsibilities as required by the Arizona State Board of Accountancy.

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Gilbert B. Blumenthal, CPA More With This Vendor

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Always up to date, this course is designed to meet the Arizona four-hour ethics CPE requirement for CPAs renewing their licenses. See: R4-1-453(C)(4)



Event Leaders

Blumenthal, Gilbert B.

Rating: 4.78

Gil Blumenthal, CPA has been active in the Arizona CPA community since 1978. He received his training in two of the now "Big 4" CPA firms ultimately becoming a shareholder and managing partner of a local CPA firm that grew to become one of the largest in the Phoenix area. Prior to his career in public practice, he was a job analyst with ARCO in Philadelphia, PA. He also served in the United States Army in the Office of the Inspector General, Frankfurt, Germany.

Gil has a diverse background in both public practice and business. In recent years his focus has been on teaching and a variety of consulting engagements. He is an experienced mediator and has also worked as a court-appointed Special Master specializing in complex financial disputes. 

In addition to ethics, Gil has authored CPE courses on fraud basics and negotiating skills. He feels both courses are timely and represent important competencies for CPAs. He also has authored a course on the CPA's role in mediation and written numerous articles on a variety of accounting and business topics. 

Previously, Gil served on the faculty of the Judicial College of Arizona for the New Judge Orientation Program as well as on the Arizona Society of CPAs' Board of Directors. As a result of his long and varied professional career, he enjoys a strong relationship with the Arizona CPA community.

More With Blumenthal, Gilbert B.


  • Review of ethics standards, both extant and proposed, for Arizona CPAs including the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and the Arizona Accountancy Statutes and Administrative Code.
  • Review recent updates to the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and Arizona Accountancy laws.
  • Provide practical examples of best practices in applying the laws pertaining to Professional Ethics.
  • Identify the latest ethics guidance to illustrate "hot topics" in professional ethics.

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