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Practitioner’s pulse (March 2022): Fraud in audits of financial statements

Listen to this webinar to hear representatives from the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AASB) and the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) share their perspectives on the auditor’s responsibilities related to fraud in an audit.

Recent corporate failures and scandals around the globe have sparked debates regarding the role and responsibilities of various stakeholders involved in the financial reporting ecosystem in preventing and/or detecting fraud. Expectations of auditors, including their role and responsibilities related to fraud in an audit of financial statements, are once again being questioned.

As the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) commences their project to revise International Standard of Auditing 240, the Auditor’s Responsibilities Relating to Fraud in an Audit of Financial Statements, similar conversations are taking place in Canada. Stakeholders are sharing their views on where changes could be made. During this webinar, hear from representatives of the AASB and CPAB as they share their views and perspectives on the auditor’s responsibilities related to fraud in an audit and considerations for the Canadian environment.

Jointly Presented By:

CPA Canada, Canadian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AASB), Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB)

You will learn about:

  • key requirements of CAS 240 in relation to the auditor's responsibilities related to fraud in an audit of financial statements
  • direction of IAASB's project on revising ISA 240
  • impact of COVID-19 on fraud
  • other CPAB inspection themes

Who should attend?

  • practitioners
  • business professionals involved in corporate and organizational reporting
  • board members and members of audit committees

Contact:

Member Development and Support

Tel: 1-800-268-3793

Email: [email protected]

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