Ethics

Chartered Accountants Ireland is committed to acting in the public interest, and to promoting and ensuring high professional and ethical standards, which enhance the confidence of users of the services of Chartered Accountants.

To achieve the above, Chartered Accountants Ireland provides the following services/material to help members along the way.

  • Provides support and guidance through the production of case studies, courses and other guidance material.
  • Influences ethical matters by responding to consultations and participating in relevant national and international committees, working parties and panels.

In line with the IFAC Code of Ethics we adopt a principles based approach to ethics within a frame work which sets out the threats and safeguards and provides guidance in specific areas.

The fundamental principles are:

  • Integrity
  • Objectivity
  • Professional Competence and Due Care
  • Confidentiality
  • Professional Behaviour

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