The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) published “The Applicability of IPSASs and a revised “Preface to International Public Sector Accounting Standards (Preface), which change how the IPSASB communicates the type of public sector entities that it considers when developing an IPSAS or Recommended Practice Guideline (RPG) Until now, IPSASs and RPGs have included… Read More


The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board released its 2014/2015 Biennial Report, Championing Change in the Public Interest, yesterday April, 20. The report highlights key outputs from the board in the past two years, including the Framework for Audit Quality and the new and revised Auditor Reporting standards. Commentary from IAASB Chairman Prof. Arnold Schilder,… Read More


The staff of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board published an inspection brief  on April 19 that previews the results of 2015 inspections of broker and dealer auditors. “This staff inspection brief offers an advance view of 2015 inspection results for auditors of broker-dealers,” said Helen Munter, PCAOB Director of the Division of Registration and… Read More