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IESBA Staff release COVID-19 Q&As highlighting ethics and independence considerations

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May 08, 2020

On May 8, 2020, the Staff of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) released a Question and Answer (Q&A) publication, "COVID-19: Ethics and Independence Considerations", to highlight aspects of the International Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants (including International Independence Standards) that can be relevant in navigating ethics and independence challenges and risks as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The two-part document covers firstly topics relevant to all professional accountants, and secondly, topics pertinent to auditors and other professional accountants in public practice. Dr. Stavros Thomadakis, Chairman of the IESBA, offers his thoughts in the publication’s foreword.

Review the press release and Q&A on the IESBA's website.

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