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Professional Ethics of Accountants – A Perspective from the ICAC

This seminar will be open for enrolment on 13 January 2015 at 11:00am. The "Login to Enrol" button is NOT available before 13 January 11:00am.

Event Details:

Speaker : Ms Angel KWOK, Community Relations Officer of Hong Kong Ethics Development Centre, Community Relations Department of the ICAC

Date : 28 January 2015 (Wednesday)

Time : 7:00pm - 9:00pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm)

Venue : Auditorium, 1/F., Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Language : Cantonese (no simultaneous translation)

CPD Credit : 2 hours

Fee : Free

About the Seminar:


(1) To enhance participants’ understanding on the importance of professional ethics to accountants;

(2) To raise participants’ awareness to the corruption risks and related malpractices in the workplace;

(3) To enhance participants’ knowledge on the relevant sections of Prevention of Bribery Ordinance; and

(4) To encourage participants to put professional ethics in practice.


(1) Introduction

- Current corruption scene.

- Importance of professional ethics to accountants.

(2) Practising professional ethics through the 4-A Model:

(a) Assessment

- Ethical risks encountered by professional accountants in practice and in business, illustrated through video show / case scenarios.

(b) Awareness

- Relevant provisions of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance.

- ICAC case illustrations and points-to-note.

(c) Action

- Personal governance – E-Compass.

- Corporate governance – GPS Formula.

- Role of accounting professionals in corruption prevention and upholding ethical governance.

(d) Assistance

- Corruption prevention services of Hong Kong Ethics Development Centre and Independent Commission Against Corruption

CPD Hours:

Completed CPD hours will be granted to attendees who have attended a full session of seminar. For those who have not attended full session, the number of CPD hours will be discounted accordingly. For the exact recognition of the CPD hours, please check with the respective Institute or Association.

Bad Weather Arrangement:

This event may be cancelled or re-scheduled when typhoon no.8 or black rainstorm warning is hoisted. Please refer to our website for the arrangement.


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