Audit & assurance

Audit evolution in action: Part 1

Hear or read the opening of a multipart series on audit transformation. This episode provides an overview of the auditing landscape and more.

ESG assurance: An emerging opportunity for CPAs

As momentum grows for environmental, social and governance disclosures, ESG assurance opportunities are expected to present themselves for CPAs, who currently are performing a small fraction of these engagements in the US.

New standard addresses investments, specialist matters

A new standard issued by the AICPA Auditing Standards Board provides guidance on auditing the fair value of financial instruments, with a focus on the use of pricing services. The ASB also modernized its standards related to the use of specialists by management and auditors.

Internal audit has pivotal role in ESG reporting

Reporting on environmental, social and governance information is becoming increasingly important. Internal audit’s independent advisory and assurance work can help organizations get it right.

Auditors may see increased demand for ESG attestation

Regulators and standard setters are promulgating new requirements for environmental, social and governance information, and that may lead many companies to call upon external auditors to examine their ESG disclosures.

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100th ANNIVERSARY

Black CPA Centennial, 1921–2021

With 2021 marking the 100th anniversary of the first Black licensed CPA in the United States, a yearlong campaign kicked off to recognize the nation’s Black CPAs and encourage greater progress in diversity, inclusion, and equity in the CPA profession.