IAASB Data Analytics Project Advisory Panel Members Announced

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Jun 06, 2017

On June 6, 2017, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board's (IAASB) Data Analytics Working Group announced the members of the recently-established Data Analytics Project Advisory Panel.

Chris Thatcher, partner at Deloitte, is one of the members of the Advisory Panel.

This Panel was established to inform the IAASB’s work on data analytics by:

  • advising the Working Group (and other IAASB task forces/working groups as necessary) on the developments in data analytics’ use in audit, thereby further informing the IAASB’s thinking and approach to its standard-setting activities;
  • serving as a technical resource to the IAASB and Working Group and providing an external perspective on the use of data analytics in a financial statement audit;
  • acting as a sounding board for the Working Group in Request for Input feedback considerations and when exploring the potential way forward, including implications and timing; and
  • providing input to any guidance or materials the IAASB may develop.

Review the press release on the IAASB's website.

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