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Learn how the Enhancing Audit Quality (EAQ) initiative contributed an important, Canadian perspective to domestic and international efforts to improve audit quality.
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In response to the financial crisis of 2008-09, several international initiatives were launched to find ways to improve audit quality. It was imperative for Canadian auditing stakeholders to consider the issues and add their voices to the discussions on enhancing audit quality, since many Canadian organizations operate internationally.
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) collaborated on the comprehensive EAQ initiative to gain stakeholder input on emerging issues with respect to enhancing audit quality globally, and the impact on Canada.
Our document, Enhancing Audit Quality: Canadian Perspectives — Initiative Overview is an informative primer on the EAQ initiative.
It’s said that a crisis brings out the best in people and, in most cases, that’s true. But there is a dark side to tough times, as fraudsters prey on people who are uncertain and looking for easy answers.
March 18, 2020
The federal government’s actions and fiscal support to address the widespread and devastating economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic are welcomed by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).
April 2, 2020
Listen to this special edition Practitioner’s Pulse webinar where we answer some frequently asked questions around practice management issues and some key financial reporting and auditing implications of COVID-19.