Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

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Orin Ethics Symposium: "Pride and Repentance: The Enron Story"

Professional Development Program
Speaker Series
Friday, October 30, 2015 -
11:00am to 12:15pm
Bush Auditorium, Cornell Hall
Business Attire: 
Business Casual
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Students and community members will have the opportunity to hear in person from former Chief Financial Officer of Enron Corporation Andrew Fastow. Mr. Fastow will make observations about how the ambiguity and complexity of laws and regulations breeds opportunity for problematic decisions and will discuss what questions corporate directors, management, attorneys, and accountants should ask in order to ensure that their companies not only follow the rules, but uphold the principles behind them.

Student Information
Undergraduate students can earn 15 PDP points. Business casual dress required for those students. 

CPE Credit Information
Attendance at the Orin Ethics Symposium (11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Friday, October 30, 2015, in Bush Auditorium of Cornell Hall) is free.  Participants will earn 1.5 Ethics CPE credits for attendance.  Registration is not required.  Please sign in and out at the front table.  Your CPE certificate will be provided at the end of the event when you sign out. 

An additional 1.5 Ethics CPE credits can be earned by participating in an Ethics in Practice luncheon following the symposium.  The luncheon will be held from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in Cornell 15.  Derek Rose of Bryan Cave will present "Ethical Considerations in Reporting Uncertain Tax Positions" during the luncheon.  The presentation will address issues pertinent to a wide variety of accounting professionals. 

Cost Information
The cost to attend this luncheon and earn the additional 1.5 Ethics CPE credits is $50 per participant.  Please make checks payable to MU School of Accountancy.  A list of participants’ names should be mailed along with the check to the following address by October 21, 2015: 

Sponsor Information
School of Accountancy
University of Missouri
303 Cornell Hall
Columbia, MO 65211-2600 

Please direct questions about the luncheon or CPE to Kristen Hockman at