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US audit watchdog piles on the misery for GT

PCAOB says US firm should not have issued audit opinion in eight audits

2 January 2018

Extended auditor report

Clarity and transparency upgrades for auditors' reports

30 July 2012

Top firms must explain materiality judgments better

The FRC worries that differences in the way audit firms assess materiality can lead to different audit conclusions

13 December 2017

Getting to grips with audit quality

The accounting regulator is calling on firms to improve their audit quality control procedures. But how do stakeholders know if a quality audit has been delivered?

1 June 2017

KPMG UK chairman Bill Michael on Carillion

He speaks exclusively to economia about why Carillion was given a clean bill of health by KPMG last year

30 January 2018

Watching the watchdog

Caroline Biebuyck examines whether audit's system of self regulation is really working

3 July 2012

Weighing up changes to IAASB standards

As the IAASB considers whether changes are required to international standards for agreed-upon procedures, how does this affect accountants undertaking such engagements?

27 July 2017

Bill Michael: on KPMG and the profession

He says Carillion was complex and the situation changed rapidly in the first half of last year

8 February 2018

ISA 540: Estimation unknown

Changes to accounting and auditing standards don’t take place in a vacuum and the proposed changes to ISA 540 is a clear example of this

5 October 2017

Enhancing audit communications

Auditors need to provide more information about the audit process, the FRC says

20 April 2012

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