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We are lawyers for accountants who are regulated by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (“CPA Ontario”), which was established in 2014 as the profession’s qualifying and regulatory body for all chartered professional accountants, students in the CPA program, applicants, and firms.

How We Assist Accountants

We represent chartered professional accountants with various regulatory matters, including the following:

  • Advising on compliance with relevant legislation and standards, including the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario Act, 2017, and the bylaws, as well as the CPA Code of Professional Conduct, regulations, and policies of CPA Ontario;
  • Responding to various inquiries at CPA Ontario, including drafting responses to complaints that are reviewed by the Professional Conduct Committee;
  • Defending chartered professional accountants at CPA Ontario discipline hearings in front of the CPA’s Discipline Committee; and
  • Representing chartered professional accountants in CPA Ontario appeals before the Appeal Committee, which has all the powers of the Discipline Committee, and can confirm, reject, or amend decisions and orders of the Discipline Committee.

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