Fraud – IAASB

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At its meeting on December 7-11, 2020, the IAASB received an update on the information gathering activities in relation to fraud in an audit of financial statements. In particular, it was highlighted that outreach was being undertaken with investor groups to further understand their views. The Board also discussed various specific matters related to the auditor’s efforts with regard to fraud within the ISAs and provided views on possible ways that the issues and challenges could be addressed. The Fraud Working Group will continue to gather information to further inform the Board’s efforts in relation to fraud in an audit of financial statements, including consideration of the responses to the IAASB Discussion Paper that is out on consultation until February 1, 2021.

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