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    of lawsuits on audit firms. 2. Describe the causes of legal action against auditors and identify parties that may sue auditors. 3. Explain the impact of key court cases on the public accounting profession. 4. Describe auditor liability‚ discuss auditor responsibilities‚ identify possible auditor defences‚ and discuss possible remedies and sanctions available under both common law and statutory law. 5. Identify professional requirements that help assure audit quality and minimise

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    Accounting Education: an international journal Vol. 20‚ No. 2‚ 203– 222‚ April 2011 Adding Value to Audit Education through ‘Living’ Cases JULIE DRAKE University of Huddersfield‚ UK Received: November 2009 Revised: July 2010 Accepted: September 2010 ABSTRACT This paper seeks to address the perceived failure of university teaching to foster critical understanding of audit practice and to identify a potential remedy. It contributes to the debate (Maltby‚ 2001‚ “Second thoughts about ‘Cases in

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    theft. D. Expected effectiveness of controls. 13. The risk that an auditor’s procedures will lead to the conclusion that a material misstatement does not exist in an account balance when‚ in fact‚ such misstatement does exist is referred to as A. Audit risk B. Inherent risk C. Control risk D. Detection risk 14. Evidential matter concerning proper segregation of duties ordinarily is best obtained by A. Preparation of a flowchart of duties performed by available personnel. B. Inquiring whether

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    assertions and audit objectives - Define management assertions and the related audit objectives - Describe management assertions related to class of transactions‚ balances and presentation and disclosures - List out and describe general transaction related audit objectives‚ balance related audit objectives and presentation and disclosure audit objectives - Understand specific audit objectives and how they are linked to general audit objectives and management assertions Topic 4 – Audit evidence

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    AUDITING THEORY 1. Which of the following activities is an analytical procedure an auditor would perform in the final overall review stage of an audit to ensure that the financial statements are free from material misstatement? A. Reading the minutes of the board of directors’ meetings for the year under audit. B. Obtaining a letter concerning potential liabilities from the client’s attorney. C. Comparing the current year’s financial statements with those of the prior year. D. Ensuring that

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    – Skills Module‚ Paper F8 (UK) Audit and Assurance (United Kingdom) 1 (a) (i) Importance of reporting to those charged with governance June 2013 Answers In accordance with ISA 260 (UK and Ireland) Communication with those charged with governance‚ it is important for the auditors to report to those charged with governance as it helps in the following ways: (1) It assists the auditor and those charged with governance in understanding matters related to the audit‚ and in developing a constructive

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    * Subject Synopsis This course introduces the elements of auditing. It discusses the principles and procedures of auditing‚ types of audits‚ scope and objectives of auditing. It also covers professional ethics in auditing‚ audit evidences‚ audit planning and various other aspects of auditing. Moreover it gives knowledge about objectives of doing audit. The course also aims to explain the liability and responsibility of the auditor and how the computerised environment effects the business environment

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    Interim An audit which conducted in between the two annual audits with a view to find out interim profits to enable the company to declare an interim dividend is known as Interim Audit. It is a kind of audit which is conducted between the two periodical or balance sheet audits. Objectives Of Interim Audit 1. To know profit or loss of interim period. 2. To distribute interim dividend. 3. To get loan on the basis of interim account. 4. To get information about the financial position

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    The Demand for Audit and Other Assurance Services O ssu a S s Chapter 1 ©2012 Prentice Hall Business Publishing‚ Auditing 14/e‚ Arens/Elder/Beasley Arens/Elder/Beasley 1-1 SarbanesSarbanes-Oxley Act Enron WorldCom The Act established the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. It also requires auditors to report on the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting. ©2012 Prentice Hall Business Publishing‚ Auditing 14/e‚ Arens/Elder/Beasley Arens/Elder/Beasley 1-2

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  • Audit Fees

    Audit Office Size‚ Audit Quality and Audit Pricing By Jong-Hag Choi‚ Chansog (Francis) Kim‚ Jeong-Bon Kim‚ and Yoonseok Zang Forthcoming at Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory ________________ *Jong-Hag Choi is an Associate Professor at Seoul National University (acchoi@snu.ac.kr). Chansog Kim is an Associate Professor at City University of Hong Kong (acckim@cityu.edu.hk). Jeong-Bon Kim is a Chair Professor at City University of Hong Kong (achead@cityu.edu.hk). Yoonseok Zang is an

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