AICPA Independence: Hot Topics

This webinar updates you on the latest AICPA independence rules affecting your engagements (for example, leases with attest clients, hosting, cyber-security and information system services and assisting clients with new accounting standards). You’ll learn how to apply these independence interpretations using case studies and illustrations.

August 18, 2020

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Audit Conduct and Catherine Allen

Audit Conduct is the online home of Catherine (Cathy) Allen, a leading expert on auditor independence and professional ethics. Cathy provides training , consultation, litigation support and expert services on these subject matters. Her clients are CPA firms, attorneys, professional organizations and accountancy boards, among others.

Clients benefit from Cathy's unique, specialized focus on CPA professional ethics, institutional knowledge gleaned from over two decades of setting, interpreting and enforcing ethics standards, and extensive network of contacts in the profession. 

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The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants ("IESBA") has a project to re-define the terms, "public interest entity" ("PIE") and "listed entity" in the international independence standards. These terms determine which entities' financial statement audits require more stringent independence requirements in areas such as nonassurance services and fees. Click the link to read an article that summarizes the IESBA's June 11 discussion of this important topic.

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3 minute summary highlights changes the SEC is proposing to its independence rules, which is the subject of Audit Conduct NEWS this quarter.

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