Canadian auditing standards (CAS)

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Learn about an exposure draft published by the AASB that aims to adopt international changes to quality control standards. How will it affect Canadian firms?

Download our handy guide for a summary of CPA Canada's audit and assurance resources, including alerts, briefings, implementation tools, guides and webinars. This non-authoritative guidance covers topics including auditing and assurance standards and audit data analytics.

Learn about the Exposure Draft (ED) issued by the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AASB) in April 2019 that proposes significant changes to the foundational quality control standards at the firm and engagement level.

The world is going through a period of unprecedented change. The audit and assurance profession must innovate, collaborate, educate, adapt and experiment to evolve and advance the audit going forward.

Through effective oversight, audit committees contribute to the audit’s overall quality while safeguarding the external auditor’s independence. Learn more about audit committee responsibilities, as well as activities and best practices to meet those responsibilities.

Data analytics enable auditors to explore large data sets to assess risk and identify outliers, resulting in improved audit quality. How easy is it, then, to implement data analytics in an audit?

Purchase the CPA Canada Guide to Audit Data Analytics, which is designed to assist and encourage practitioners to make use of technology-based data analytics in the audit of financial statements.

The WebTrust/PKI Assurance Task Force has prepared guidance material to assist licensed WebTrust practitioners in preparing WebTrust audit reports. The guidance will be useful in preparing audit reports under Canadian, U.S., and international auditing standards.

This is the second video in our three-part series. These videos describe the roles and responsibilities of external auditors, helping audit committees properly evaluate their work.

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