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Implementation tool for practitioners: Compliance engagements

Learn about the steps required in order to implement CSAE 3530 and 3531, and complete a compliance engagement.

CPA Canada has issued this Implementation Tool for Practitioners to assist you with the implementation of CSAE 3530, Attestation Engagements to Report on Compliance and CSAE 3531, Direct Engagements to Report on Compliance.

This tool provides:

  • a summary of the requirements
  • factors to consider when determining if an engagement can be accepted
  • considerations when planning and performing the engagement, including frequently asked questions
  • illustrative examples, including suggested excerpts for an engagement letter