Canadian Auditing Standards (CASs)
Canadian Accountant Article – Canadian Accountants Prepare for Reporting Key Audit Matters
November 13, 2017. Read this article for an update on the new information auditors will need to include in audit reports. Darrell Jensen, AASB Chair, talks key audit matters, next steps and what Canadian stakeholders had to say.
Monitoring Group Consultation Paper – Strengthening the Governance and Oversight of the International Audit-related Standard-setting Boards in the Public Interest
November 13, 2017. The Monitoring Group issued a consultation paper that sets out options that have the potential to dramatically reform the global audit standard-setting process. Canadian stakeholders are encouraged to respond by February 9, 2018.
In Brief – AASB’s Launch of Field Testing on a Proposed Auditing Standard
October 26, 2017. The AASB launched a new consultation activity focused on field testing the Exposure Draft, Auditing Accounting Estimates and Related Disclosures. This provides an overview of that field testing activity.
IAASB Releases ISA 600 Project Update
October 25, 2017.The IAASB has issued an update for its project to revise ISA 600, Special Considerations – Audits of Group Financial Statements (Including the Work of Component Auditors). This publication highlights the issues under consideration in the revision of this standard and other current projects.
AASB Response – Auditing Accounting Estimates and Related Disclosures
August 17, 2017. The AASB has submitted a comment letter responding to the IAASB’s Exposure Draft.
Webinar – Explore AASB’s New Auditor Reporting Standard
July 26, 2017. Tune in to this free webinar on October 3, 2017 (English) to explore the AASB’s new auditor reporting standard. Hear about the factors the AASB considered when approving the standard, its key features, and how implementation is being supported.
Basis for Conclusions – New and Revised Auditor Reporting Standards
June 15 2017. This document summarizes the process followed in developing new and revised auditor reporting standards and the conclusions reached by the AASB.
Basis for Conclusions – CAS 720, The Auditor’s Responsibilities Relating to Other Information
June 14, 2017. This document summarizes the process followed in developing this standard and the conclusions reached by the AASB.
Basis for Conclusions – Addressing Disclosures in the Audit of Financial Statements
June 12, 2017. This document summarizes the process followed in developing revisions to the standards and the conclusions reached by the AASB.
Message from the Chair – New Auditor Reporting and Other Standards Issued
May 18, 2017. The new auditor’s report represents a step change. It better describes what an audit is and what an auditor does. Read this message from the AASB Chair, Darrell Jensen, to learn what factors the AASB considered when approving these new standards, as well as how we’re supporting effective implementation.
Video Conference Discussions – Stakeholders’ Views Sought on the Proposed Revisions to CAS 540
May 10, 2017. Participate in a video conference session to provide your views on the proposals to update Canadian Auditing Standard (CAS) 540, Auditing Accounting Estimates, Including Fair Value Accounting Estimates, and Related Disclosures. The Exposure Draft, “Auditing Accounting Estimates and Related Disclosures”, needs your feedback!
AASB Exposure Draft – Auditing Accounting Estimates and Related Disclosures
May 9, 2017. The AASB has issued an Exposure Draft that proposes to adopt, with appropriate Canadian amendments if any, proposed amendments to ISA 540, and other conforming amendments. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit their comments by July 7, 2017.