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Understanding the Responsibilities of Auditors for Audits of Group Financial Statements - Audit Risk Alert

Publisher: AICPA
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    Understanding the Responsibilities of Auditors for Audits of Group Financial Statements - Audit Risk Alert Product #: ARAGRP13P
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This Audit Risk Alert is intended to help auditors understand and implement the requirements of the new AU-C section 600, Statement on Auditing Standards - Special Considerations - Audits of Group Financial Statements (Including the Work of Component Auditors)

It was developed to present issues that auditors may face in their current audits; focusing on emerging practice issues and current auditing developments.

The new AU-C section 600 is much more broad than previous guidance and introduces a number of new terms, concepts, and requirements related to group audits that will significantly affect current practice.

To assist auditors in implementing the provisions of AU-C section 600, this alert includes a variety of useful resources including:

  • Technical Questions & Answer sections
  • An analysis of applicability
  • A breakdown of new terminology
  • An exploration of how practice will be affected
  • Special considerations for state and local governments
  • Implementation case studies

This alert has been updated for the issuance of SAS No. 127, Omnibus Statement on Auditing Standards.

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AICPA

About the AICPA The American Institute of CPAs is the worldís largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 412,000 members in 144 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. Through a joint venture with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, it has established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, which sets a new standard for global recognition of management accounting.

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