Independence and Ethics, AnswerConnect Available October 20, 2021

Format: Recorded Webinar
Product ID: 000000000010096681
Auditors and accountants are continually being held to a higher standard of care by regulators and the public.  Given our attestation role, our independence and objectivity are paramount, but it’s also the first thing to be called into question after an audit failure. 

Start date: January 1, 2022 - End date: December 31, 2022

Topics include:

  • Basic freeze transactions and reorganizations'
  • Common issues that arise when using trusts in reorganizations
  • Planning for the capital gains exemption
  • Pre-sale reorganizations
  • Reorganizations in the post-mortem context
  • Will planning as part of reorganizations

Target Audience

This webinar will be of most interest to all professionals that provide services to individuals and companies including accountants, tax professionals, lawyers and financial planners.

Professional Development Credits

Wolters Kluwer professional development programs are designed to meet the continuing education requirements of a variety of professional associations. These requirements do vary by association and region. Please consult your provincial association to ensure this webinar meets the continuing professional development standards for your specific situation.

Registrations for each Live Webinar are available until the start of each program. We reserve the right to substitute speakers in the case of instructor illness. In the event that we must cancel a Live Webinar, all registrants will be notified immediately and given the opportunity to either transfer their registration to another Live Webinar or a Recorded Webinar or obtain a refund. Partial credit will not be awarded for attendees that are not present for the entirety of the Live Webinar. Credit will not be awarded if an attendee does not answer all of the polling questions (where applicable). Additional credit will not be awarded due to the instructor presenting over the allotted time.

This Webinar/Virtual Seminar Includes:

  • Professional Development certificate for 7 hours
More Information
Contributors Marcus Guenther
Format Recorded Webinar
Library Professional Development
Subject Area Ethics
Marcus Guenther
Marcus Guenther

Marcus Guenther is a partner in FocusHGK LLP, which provides quality assurance, monitoring, EQCR and other consulting services.   

Relevant experience:

Marcus an accomplished trainer in accounting and auditing, author and consultant. In particular he:

  • assists many accounting firms in monitoring their quality control systems,

  • authors and presents training courses on accounting and auditing topics, and

  • assists with interpreting and applying professional standards on complex accounting and auditing issues.  


Marcus has prepared and presented many accounting and assurance courses for CPA Canada, CPA Ontario, commercial training firms and individual firms over the years. 


He was the co-author of the CPA Professional Engagement Guide (PEG) and the Quality Assurance Manual (QAM) and has authored other technical publications.