ANALYSIS: Growing demand for Agreed-upon procedures engagements

Increased audit exemption thresholds internationally have prompted stakeholders to look for alternative services to an audit. This article explores the growing use of agreed-upon procedure (AUP) engagements as a means of filling the gap As financial reporting and other forms of external reporting have evolved, there has been recognition that … MORE

ANALYSIS: Auditing accounting estimates

On 20 April 2017, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) issued the Exposure Draft: Proposed ISA 540 (Revised), Auditing Accounting Estimates and Related Disclosures (ED), for comment until 1 August 2017. This is an overview of the proposed changes WHY IS THE ISA BEING REVISED? The main reasons … MORE