Self-Study Course Details
The Whistleblower laws and overall situation in the United States has changed dramatically in recent years. Accounting professionals have a lot to gain from knowing the ethics laws, challenges, and opportunities created for individuals, companies, nonprofits, and educational institutions regarding whistleblowers. In this course, author and lawyer, Herb Rubenstein will walk through the recent changes to whistleblower laws as they relate to the accounting profession and explain opportunities to help your clients or organizations establish "speak up programs" and protect whistleblowers.
- Identify recent changes to the federal whistleblower laws and regulations.
- Recognize the ethics rules for accounting professionals regarding whistleblower laws.
- Recognize how the European Union and other countries are working with U.S. authorities to expand whistleblower claims internationally.
- Discover opportunities to help your clients or organizations establish "speak up programs" and protect whistleblowers.
Herb Rubenstein is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Washington and Lee. He was a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar to the University of Bristol where he received a diploma in the social sciences. He received his Master of Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs of the University of Texas at Austin. He has his law degree from Georgetown University. His books in Entrepreneurism and Leadership have been published by major publishers and he has over 100 articles on Ethics, Leadership, Boards of Directors, Change Management, Scenario Planning, and related management disciplines. He teaches the Strategic Management capstone course for the Master of Science in Energy Management for the Graduate School of the University of Colorado Denver's Global Energy Management Program.
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