Guidance & Support Tools
Published: Sep 01, 2010
Staff Questions & Answers - Auditor Considerations Regarding Significant Unusual or Highly Complex Transactions
This IAASB Staff Q&A highlights considerations in the International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) that are relevant to auditing transactions that are significant unusual or highly complex, judged in the light of the auditor's understanding of the entity and its environment and other information obtained during the audit. Because of their nature, these transactions may give rise to risks of material misstatement of the financial statements and, accordingly, may merit heightened attention by auditors. Auditors of the financial statements of entities of all sizes may find this Q&A helpful in addressing the audit of such transactions. This publication has been developed in response to specific requests for information on how the ISAs deal with this particular topic.
Copyright © 2014 The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). All rights reserved.
Auditor Considerations Regarding Significacant Unusual or Highly Complex Transacactions (PDF | 146K)
Author: IAASB Staff
You must be signed in to the IFAC website in order to submit a comment. If you do not have an account, please register below. IFAC respects your privacy and will not send you unsolicited email or spam. You can subscribe to IFAC publications, change your subscription preferences, or manage your user profile at any time.