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Unformatted text preview: another, given that there are no specific attributes associated by all persons with such behavior. Arguments in support of the negative side of the debate include the following: (l) Licensed members of a profession are expected to behave in a manner above and beyond the norm for society as a whole. (2) CPAs serve the public interest; thus, they should never engage in conduct that would harm that interest. (3) Placing personal advantage before the best interests of the client or the public would lead to a conflict of interest one of the most egregious types of unprofessional conduct by a CPA....
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- Spring '08