For small practices to transform and remain relevant they should focus on professionalism, their business model and providing advisory services, together with leveraging technology tools.
The IAASB has issued a survey to inform the scoping of its quality control project, specifically with respect to issues encountered by small- and medium-sized practices (SMPs) in complying with the requirements of ISQC 1 and ISA 220.
Do you agree with the IESBA’s proposals to improve the clarity of the IESBA Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants by revising its structure as outlined in its recent Consultation Paper?
The IAASB is in an information-gathering phase of its project on agreed-upon procedures, which includes a revision of ISRS 4400, Engagements to Perform Agreed-Upon Procedures Regarding Financial Information, and consideration of more holistic issues involving agreed-upon procedures.
Former FASB Chair Robert Herz and former IASB Chair Sir David Tweedie discuss the highs and lows of chairing two of the world's key standard-setting boards during the period prior to and following the global financial crisis at the Baruch-hosted event, "Accounting Standards for Global Capital Markets: Past, Present, and Future," in New York earlier this year.
Providing input to the IAASB and the IESBA on behalf of the SMP and PAIB constituencies is considered vital to IFAC’s contribution to the development of international audit, assurance, and ethics standards.
The IFAC SMP Committee shares its perspective on the IESBA’s Phase I proposals pertaining to safeguards in the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants.
The IFAC SMP Committee shares its perspective on the IESBA’s Phase 1 proposals to improve the structure of the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants.
The IFAC SMP Committee shares its perspective on the IESBA’s Limited Re-exposure of Proposed Changes to the Code Addressing the Long Association of Personnel with an Audit Client.
The IAASB’s Agreed-upon Procedures Working Group has issued a Discussion Paper and requests input from all stakeholders.