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Guidance For RAs

Auditing standards and guides, industry specific guides and regulatory reports, guides for auditing in the public sector, guidance on other assurance, including B-BBEE, exposure drafts and comment letters are available here. Information on auditor ethics, including the Rules Regarding Improper Conduct and the Code of Professional Conduct, is also found here.



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Call for the Nomination of Members to Serve on the Committee for Auditor Ethics

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latest Guidance

Standards News Omnibus: New Auditor's Report Q&A and Resources which can be used for applying Professional Skepticism

New Auditor's Report Questions and Answers
This International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) publication provides guidance to address areas where there are common differences in interpretation of the IAASB's new and revised Auditor Reporting standards and ISA 720 (Revised), which are effective for periods ending on or after 15 December 2016.

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REMINDER: Standards-related communiques issued in 2016 with submissions due in 2017

Registered auditors and others are reminded that the following communiques, which were issued in 2016, have 2017 closing dates for the submission of comments and/or responses.

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