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PICPA is responsible for establishing ethical requirements with regard to its members. It has adopted the IFAC Code of Ethics. In support of the aims and purposes of the Board Accountancy, every CPA is mandated to follow the professional code of ethics which establishes the fundamental principles of professional ethics for professional accountants and provides a conceptual framework and guidance for applying those principles.

In the practice of accountancy, there are ethical requirements and issues which every accounting professional must be properly informed of. For instance, from the acceptance and continuance of an engagement to its completion, counseling and advice should be available to members to help resolve ethical conflicts. Interpretation, advice, counseling service to members should be clear, setting out the facts and circumstances and should be widely promoted and understood by members.

In recent years, corporate governance has received increased attention because of high-profile scandals involving abuse of corporate power and, in some cases, alleged criminal activity by corporate officers. An integral part of an effective corporate governance regime includes provisions for civil or criminal prosecution of individuals who conduct unethical or illegal acts in the name of the enterprise. The framework is to encourage the efficient use of resources and equally to require accountability for public confidence in the corporate system and inspire public trust.

Jul 5, 2019

8 AM - 5 PM

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PICPA Building
700 Shaw Boulevard
National Office, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines

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    Seminar Registration
    8 AM - 12 PMSession 1
    Principle of professional ethics for professional accountants

    Conceptual framework to be
    applied in specific situations

    Independence Rules: client acceptance and continuance
    Managing conflicts of interest,
    threats and safeguards
    Rules on advertising
    Reason for relating advertisement

    Modification to the IFAC Code

    Purpose of the Code
    Preface of the CPA Code
    of Ethics
    Professional accountants
    in public practice
    Fees and other types of
    Professional accountants
    in business

    Atty. Eranio Punsalan

    12 PM - 1 PMLunch Break
    1 PM - 5 PMSession 2
    Scope of corporate governance and the
    shareholders’ role in
    corporate governance

    Framework for efficient and transparent running of listed companies to enhance shareholder value

    The regulators’ need to be vigilant to enforce the code of corporate governance.

    Role of the Audit Committee

    Principles of professional ethics for professional accountants /Managing conflicts of interest, threats and safeguards

    Open Forum

    Atty. Eranio Punsalan





Ethics and Good Governance

Registration Fee for Members in Good Standing
Amount is inclusive of VAT

Primary Member Price ₱1,680
Ethics and Good Governance

Registration Fee for Members NOT in Good Standing and Non-Members
Amount is inclusive of VAT



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Seminar FAQs



  • Why is online reservation important?

Making your online reservation in advance will help us plan for the correct number of participants. Your reservation is counted and considered in the printing of the lecture materials for your use during the seminar, as well as in making reservation for your food (lunch, a.m. and p.m. snacks).

  • How do I reserve online?

Please visit Seminar /Training Schedules, select your desired schedule and seminar and click "Reserve" on its last column. A page will show in your screen: fill in your information and submit the page. A confirmation window will pop and say your reservation is successful. You will also receive a confirmation email almost instantaneously.

  • How will I know if my online reservation is confirmed at PICPA?

Your reservation is considered confirmed until you inform PICPA of your intention to cancel not later than three (3) days before the seminar date. If you choose to deposit your payment in our bank account, please indicate your name and PRC ID No. (if available) in the deposit slip and email us the scanned copy of the deposit slip as proof of payment. If you need a billing statement, please accomplish the "Request for SOA" (below) and send it to training@picpa.com.ph

  • Seminar Fees

Seminar fees are indicated on the page "Seminar/Training Schedules" reservation page.  PICPA Members in good standing enjoy special discounted rates on most of our seminar offerings. 

  • What are my payment options? 

You can remit your payment as follows:

  1. Direct Payment: Visit our office and pay directly to the cashier – by cash or credit card. Our main office address is: PICPA Building, 700 Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong City.

  1. Bank Deposit: Whether in cash or in check (with PICPA as the payee), indicate the account name "Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Inc. and deposit to one of the banks, as below:

UNION BANK: Account Number 100840069691

PNB: Account Number 123110026804

After the bank deposit has been made, please indicate your name and PRC ID No. (if available) in the deposit slip and send us the scanned copy of the teller-validated deposit slip by email to: training@picpa.com.ph. The original copy of your Official Receipt will be issued to you upon registration on the day of the seminar.

Please make sure a copy of your payment document is transmitted to the PICPA Training Division at least three (3) days before the seminar to avoid inconveniences.

  1. Online payment via Credit Card Authorization:  Accomplish the downloadable form Authority to Charge Credit Card" at the end of this section (Seminar Related FAQs) and send it to training@picpa.com.phThe original copy of your Official Receipt will be issued to you upon registration on the day of the seminar.

  • What happens if a seminar schedule is changed or cancelled?

While we make every effort to avoid changes to our schedule, PICPA reserves the right to change any seminar offering.  If for any reason, PICPA cancels a seminar, seminar fee will be refunded in full. Likewise, in the event that PICPA reschedules the seminar, you will be notified of the changes accordingly.

  • How can I cancel my reservation? 

Requests for cancellation of reservation to slot/s on the seminar/s will only be validated if sent through the registered email address or through the registered mobile number." Phone call cancellations must be followed through with the said email/SMS cancellation requestotherwise the cancellation being requested over the phone is not validated.

Only on extreme cases, a phone call cancellation may be validated if the person cancelling over the phone can secure andprovide all of the following:

  • one valid reason why he/she cannot send an email or SMS/text message to do the cancellation
  • a valid reason for cancelling the seminar reservation
  • three (3) personal details in his registration form (to verify identity)
  • verbal approval from the PICPA Training Division officers: Ms. Jennie Quintana, Ms. Salve Degillo or Mr. Josue Sengco.

  • What is the cancellation policy if advance payment has already been made?

A full refund will be given provided we receive a notice of cancellation by email at least 7 days before the seminar date. A 50% refund will be given if the notice is received within 48 hours before the seminar date. Notice of cancellation received less than 48 hours before the seminar date including no-shows is not entitled to a refund.

Your payment will be refunded the in same mode that it was remitted to PICPA

  • What if I made the reservation but was unable to attend the seminar?

As you have made a reservation, PICPA would have also made the necessary logistical preparations for your food and training materials. For this, PICPA will send you a NO-SHOW billing of Php 500.00 commensurate to the administrative and logistic costs incurred.

  • Do you accept walk-ins?

We accept walk-ins if there are still seats available on the day of the seminar. If the seminar has reached fully a booked status, we cannot guarantee that we can provide seats and hard copies of the lecture materials.

  • What does my seminar fee include?

The seminar fee covers meals (lunch, am/pm snacks), lecture materials and Certificate of Attendance

  • What time does the seminar begin and end?

The registration starts at 7:00 am. Seminar begins at around 8:00 am and generally adjourns no later than 5:30 pm.

  • Parking

As we have limited space, free parking is on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Registration on the day of the seminar

Participants with confirmed reservations simply need to sign on the attendance sheet located at the registration counter. For seminars spanning beyond one day, participants will have to sign on the attendance sheet for each day.

  • Certificate of Attendance

Certificate of attendance will be distributed at the end of the seminar on the assigned training rooms. You are encouraged to get your certificate of attendance as we discard unclaimed certificates.

  • Who do I contact for additional questions not covered by FAQs?

Contact the PICPA Training Division at (02) 723-0691 to 93 or 09175805872 (Globe) or 09199114086 (Smart)