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2015 ACPEN Signature Series

ACPEN Signature courses are the flagship CPE events of ACPEN, and the top of the line in CPE programing. 

Signature courses, begin in May each year, continue monthly throughout the year, and are replayed for live credit several times, including in December and January. 

Each showcases important and timely CPE topics, using enhanced production techniques, and are delivered by panels of national experts, practitioners, and representatives of regulatory and standard setting bodies.

To see what courses are included in this year, please click on the ACPEN Signature category below. 

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Compilation and Review: Updates and Advanced Considerations


  • Length: 8 Hours
  • Learn about the new 2012 and 2013 compilation and review professional standards, which represent the most significant changes to compilation and review services in over 30 years. Review pertinent, specially selected standards from earlier years.

Basic Course Information

  • CPE Credits: 8
  • Program Level (Basic, Update, Intermediate, Advanced, Overview): Intermediate/Advanced
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advanced Preparation: None
  • Designed For: Professionals in public practice, industry, government, and education who deal with nonpublic entities
  • Producer: Florida Institute of CPAs
  • Field of Study 1: Accounting & Auditing (8 hours)

Learning Objectives

  • Learning Objectives: *Provide the participants with an advanced update of the new compilation and review standards for 2012 and 2013. Also, provide a review of selected revised professional compilation and review standards that still apply from earlier years

Major Subjects


  • Faculty and Production Information
    • Cecil "Pat" Patterson, Jr., CPA,
    • Cecil "Pat" Patterson, Jr., CPA is an award winning author, speaker, and discussion leader for continuing education courses and numerous state societies. His degrees include a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration. In addition to being in charge of his own CPA firm for over thirty years, Mr. Patterson has experience at the national CPA firm level, at the corporate level as a chief financial officer, and as an adjunct professor at the university level.

      His firm is involved in the full spectrum of CPA activities including auditing, accounting services, federal and state corporate and individual income tax preparation, and consulting services to clients, businesses, and other professionals. The AICPA recognized the firm for its work in the “virtual office” field.

      Memberships include:
      • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
      • Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)

      FICPA Service:
      • Member, Executive Committee
      • Member, Board of Governors
      • Member, MEGA CPE Conference Committee
      • Member, Accounting Show Committee
      • Trustee, Educational Foundation, Inc.
      • Member and Former Chair, Continuing Professional Education Committee

      Honors and Awards include:
      • Outstanding Discussion Leader, FICPA

      • Outstanding Author, FICPA
      • Distinguished Discussion Leader, New York Society of CPAs
      • Outstanding Committee Award, FICPA

Course Materials

  • Course Materials
    • Important CPE Credit Information_2013 (0)
    • COMP & REVIEW 04-25-13 (0)

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