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The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.
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The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.
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The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board®(IAASB®) is an independent standard-setting body that serves the public interest by setting high-quality International Standards for auditing, assurance, and other related Standards, and by facilitating the convergence of international and national auditing and assurance Standards. In doing so, the IAASB enhances the quality and consistency of practice throughout the world and strengthens public confidence in the global auditing and
Singapore Hosts Audit Quality/Auditor Reporting Roundtable
The IAASB, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) hosted a roundtable with audit committee members on audit quality and auditor reporting Monday, November 9, 2015.
The objective was to facilitate high-level discussion regarding the latest developments in more transparent auditor reporting and efforts to enhance audit quality. ACCA’s Regional Head of Policy Chun Wee Chiew served as roundtable moderator.
IAASB Chairman Speaks at CAPA Seoul 2015
IAASB Chairman Prof. Arnold Schilder was a featured speaker in several sessions during CAPA Seoul 2015 October 27-29, 2015.
During the event, which included discussions of current auditing developments, Prof. Schilder presented "Confidence in Financial Reporting—Are the Public and Investors Receiving the Right Information and Can They Rely on It?” and "New Standards in Auditing—Applying High-Quality Standards."