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December 13, 2018

Meeting Summary

AASOC Meeting Minutes – July 5, 2018

At its public meeting in Toronto, the Council discussed the activities of the AASB, the Independence Task Force, and other related matters. The Council also heard an update on the activities of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Read the full report for more information.

October 1, 2018

Meeting Summary

AASOC Meeting Agenda – October 1, 2018

The Nominating and Governance Committee will report on AASOC and AASB recruitment, the Performance Review Committee will give an update and the Council will discuss the activities of the AASB, Independence Task Force, and other related matters.

September 14, 2018

News

Tradition and innovation: best practices for better standard-setting oversight – AASOC 2017-2018 Annual Report

AASOC balanced continuity and continuous improvement in 2017-2018: we continued our joint review with AcSOC and revised our Terms of Reference, and diversified and strengthened our membership – notably recruiting a compensated AASB Chair. Read more in our annual report.

July 17, 2018

News

Auditing and Assurance Standards Oversight Council Seeks New Leader

AASOC is looking for an exceptional individual to serve as its next Chair, for an initial term of three years. This is a volunteer position requiring approximately 150 hours annually. Apply by September 10, 2018!

June 18, 2018

Meeting Summary

AASOC Meeting Minutes – June 18, 2018

During a conference call, the Council discussed the recommendations from the Nominating and Governance Committee and approved the appointment of a new AASOC member.

April 5, 2018

Meeting Summary

AASOC Meeting Minutes – April 5, 2018

At a public meeting in Toronto, the Council discussed the activities of the AASB, the Independence Task Force, was updated on the activities of the Nominating and Governance Committee, and discussed other related matters.

April 2, 2018

News

AASB Annual Plan – 2018-2019

The Annual Plan sets out the Board’s key activities and targets to be undertaken in 2018-2019, helping to achieve its objectives in the five-year strategic plan. For more detail on the activities, see the Activities Matrix.

March 29, 2018

News

Appointments – AASOC and the AASB

Appointments, reappointments, retirements: AASOC is pleased to announce membership changes effective April 1, 2018.

March 2, 2018

News

AASOC Response – Monitoring Group Consultation Paper, Strengthening the Governance and Oversight of the International Audit-related Standard-setting Boards in the Public Interest

AASOC’s response to the Monitoring Group’s consultation paper outlines what proposals we agree with, have concerns with, and provides overall comments for the Monitoring Group’s consideration.

March 2, 2018

News

AASB Response – Monitoring Group Consultation Paper, Strengthening the Governance and Oversight of the International Audit-related Standard-setting Boards in the Public Interest

This month, the AASB responded to the Monitoring Group’s consultation paper, which sets out options that have the potential to dramatically reform the global audit standard-setting process. Our response outlines in detail our observations on the proposals, noting both areas we support and those that should be re-examined.