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IAASB Issues Alert on Audit of Letterbox Companies
October 27, 2015 - CPA Canada
The IAASB has issued guidance to clarify the responsibilities of an audit engagement partner not located where the majority of the audit is being conducted, and group audits.
Canadian Professional Engagement Manual Plus (C•PEM Plus), 2015
September 8, 2015 - CPA Canada
The Canadian Professional Engagement Manual Plus (C•PEM Plus) combines all the valuable guidance of the original C•PEM with the practical instruction of the new C•PEM Forms Walkthroughs in one comprehensive product.
CPA Canada’s Audit Quality Blog is designed to create an exchange of ideas on global audit quality developments and issues, and their impact in Canada.
Audit and Assurance Alert: CSAE 3000 and CSAE 3001
July 16, 2015 - CPA Canada
Learn about the requirements pertaining to attestation engagements other than audits or reviews of historical financial information in accordance with CSAE 3000, and direct engagements in accordance with CSAE 3001.
Learn how to test the appropriateness of journal entries made in the preparation of financial statements as a response to the risks of management override of controls.
Help your client understand what they need to know and do when they receive third-party requests to provide supplementary information.
raises awareness about challenging aspects of group audits and implementation issues noted in practice with CAS 600, Special Considerations — Audits of Group Financial Statements (including the work of component auditors).