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Compliance reporting: Briefing for management and third parties

Help your client identify the key issues to consider when they or a third party requests a report to obtain assurance on an entity’s compliance with an agreement or a specified authority.

CPA Canada has issued this Briefing for Management and Third Parties to help you explain to your clients the requirements and expected changes pertaining to attestation and direct engagements to report on an entity's compliance with an agreement or specified authority.

This publication has been designed to assist in your discussions with your client and in their discussion with the third party requesting the report.

Topics include:

  • the new standards applicable to compliance engagements
  • the differences between an attestation and a direct compliance reporting engagement
  • changes to compliance reports
  • what your client can do to be ready for these new standards