IFAC Releases 2010 Handbooks Containing All IAASB Pronouncements and the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants

Apr 01, 2010 | New York | English

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has released the 2010 Handbook of International Quality Control, Auditing, Review, Other Assurance, and Related Services Pronouncements, and the 2010 Handbook of the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants.

The Handbook of International Quality Control, Auditing, Review, Other Assurance, and Related Services Pronouncements includes the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board's (IAASB) complete set of clarified International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) and International Standard on Quality Control (ISQC) 1 now in effect. It also includes the IAASB's standards on review, other assurance, and related services, a glossary, and a preface to the international standards.

The Handbook of the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants contains the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants (the Code), which has been revised by the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) for improved clarity and strengthened independence requirements. The revised Code becomes effective on January 1, 2011, with early adoption permitted.

How to Order
The handbooks can be downloaded free of charge in PDF format or purchased in print from IFAC's Publications and Resources site: web.ifac.org/publications. Print copies of the handbooks are available as a three-piece boxed set for US$185.00 plus shipping. Discounts are available for students, academics, and individuals living in developing countries, as well as for orders of 10 or more copies. Orders can also be placed by calling IFAC at +1 (212) 471-8722.

About the IAASB and IESBA
The IAASB (www.iaasb.org) develops auditing and assurance standards and guidance for use by all professional accountants under a shared standard-setting process involving the Public Interest Oversight Board, which oversees the activities of the IAASB, and the IAASB Consultative Advisory Group, which provides public interest input into the development of the standards and guidance.

The IESBA (www.ifac.org/IESBA) develops ethical standards and guidance for use by all professional accountants under a shared standard-setting process involving the Public Interest Oversight Board, which oversees the activities of the IESBA, and the IESBA Consultative Advisory Group, which provides public interest input into the development of the Code.

The structures and processes that support the operations of the IAASB and IESBA are facilitated by IFAC.

About IFAC
IFAC (www.ifac.org) is the global organization for the accountancy profession dedicated to serving the public interest by strengthening the profession and contributing to the development of strong international economies. It is comprised of 159 members and associates in 124 countries and jurisdictions, representing more than 2.5 million accountants in public practice, education, government service, industry, and commerce.

 
 
 

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