March 17-18, 2020 | Washington DC

American University Washington School of Law

Accreditation

CLE:
Accreditation will be sought in those jurisdictions requested by the registrants which have continuing education requirements. This course is identified as nontransitional for the purposes of CLE accreditation.

Continuing legal education (CLE), also known as MCLE (mandatory or minimum continuing legal education), is the professional education of lawyers that takes place after their initial admission to the bar. In many states in the United States, CLE participation is required of attorneys to maintain their license to practice law. CLE requirements exist in many other jurisdictions, such as in British Columbia and Canada. Some jurisdictions, such as the District of Columbia recommend but do not require lawyers to participate in CLE. Accreditation is given on a state by state basis and approval of a course is ultimately decided by the state bar. Each state has different requirements and go by a 60 of a 50 minute hour.

CPE:
Momentum will apply for Continuing Professional Education credits for all conference attendees who request credit. There are no pre-requisites and advance preparation is not required to attend this conference. Continuing Professional Education (CPE) is an integral part of the lifelong learning required to provide competent service to the public by CPA’s. CPE credit hour is measured by 50 minutes of participation in a program of learning. CPE is a self-certification process with the completion and reporting of required CPE hours on an annual basis. The reporting deadline is December 31 each year.

Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) must adhere to the continuing education requirements set forth by the State Board of Accountancy of the state/s where a CPA license is held. The requirements for continuing professional education vary from state to state. CPAs are responsible for accurate reporting of the appropriate number of CPE credits earned and must retain appropriate documentation of their participation in learning activities.

Many state licensing boards require that CPAs maintain and improve their skills through continuing professional education (CPE) courses and other opportunities for professional development. The requirements for continuing professional education vary from state to state.

For questions about CPE credits for your state please visit http://www.learningmarket.org/

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