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Auditors Resignations Raises Critical Eyebrow

CA, CS, CMA - The resignation of an auditor can be a critical and highly exposed event with serious implications for the company and the auditors themselves. Resignation, particularly in debatable circumstances, can expose auditors to various risks, including the risk of litigation from creditors, investors and the company. Although auditors’ res...

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An open letter to PM of India- Why Frauds happen in Banks: Auditor Perspective

CA, CS, CMA - The spirit of Audit is losing ground as the time is passing. The general perception that use of technology in banks has eliminated the chance of frauds is just an eye wash. The Nirav Modi case is just a tip of ice berg and day is not far when we will see the whole ice meltdown, if remedial steps are not taken and auditor is not allowed to...

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Create Automated Auditor Appointment Agency to ensure auditors independence

CA, CS, CMA - In order to ensure independency of auditors, I suggest overall change in the auditor’s appointment procedure so that no one should be able to influence auditors. In today’s modern technological environment, this can be achieved by creating Automated Auditor Appointment Agency (4A)....

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Is Audit Rotation enough for Auditor’s Independence

CA, CS, CMA - Auditor independence refers to the independence of the internal auditor or of the external auditor from parties that may have a financial interest in the business being audited....

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Reporting of Fraud by Auditors: Issues & Suggestions

CA, CS, CMA - If an auditor of a company, in the course of the performance of his duties as auditor, has sufficient reason to believe that an offence involving fraud, is being or has been committed against/in the company by officers or employees of the company, he shall report the matter in the manner stated hereinafter....

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New / Revised Standard on Auditing SA 700, 701, 705, 706, 260 & 570

CA, CS, CMA - 1. Revised SA 700, Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements. 2. New SA 701, Communicating Key Audit Matters in the Independent Auditor’s Report. 3. Revised SA 705, Modifications to the Opinion in the Independent Auditor’s Report. 4. Revised SA 706, Emphasis of Matter Paragraphs and Other Matter Paragraphs in the Indepe...

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E&Y announces its intention to appoint non-executive directors to its global advisory board

CA, CS, CMA - The world's four biggest accounting firms are to appoint non-executive directors after coming under growing pressure from regulators over governance.Ernst & Young, which along with law firm Linklaters has been been accused of providing window dressing for Lehman Brothers' risky financial structures, today became the first of the big four ...

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Big 4 Refugees: Where Are They Now? Are They Still Miserable?

CA, CS, CMA - That being the case, some of the people that you knew while they were in public accounting have completely disappeared never to heard from again. Those of you still at the mercy of the billable hour might assume that these refugees are loving life in their new jobs – working 40 hours a week, making far more money and seeing more than an...

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Watchdog opens investigation of Ernst & Young over Lehman

CA, CS, CMA - The Accountancy & Actuarial Discipline Board (AADB) said it would probe the final years before the bank’s demise, focusing on the use of particular repurchase transactions, known within Lehman's as Repo 105s, allegedly used to displace assets during sensitive reporting periods....

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Inquiries mount after PwC ‘failed to notice’ mistakes

CA, CS, CMA - PricewaterhouseCoopers is facing an inquiry by accounting regulators into its failure to notice that JP Morgan was paying up to £16 billion of clients’ money into the wrong bank accounts. Last week the Financial Services Authority fined the investment bank £33.3 million...

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Revision of Remuneration payable to Statutory Auditors of RRBs

F No 7/4/2015-RRB- Vol(11) - (16/10/2017) - I am directed to refer to NABARD's letters NB.HO.IDD/260/RRB-322/2017-18 dated 2nd June 2017 and NB.HO.IDD/468/RRB-322/2017-18 dated 25th July 2017 on the above cited subject and to convey the approval of the Central Government in terms of provisions of section 19(2) of the Regional Rural Bank act, ...

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Auditors Resignations Raises Critical Eyebrow

The resignation of an auditor can be a critical and highly exposed event with serious implications for the company and the auditors themselves. Resignation, particularly in debatable circumstances, can expose auditors to various risks, including the risk of litigation from creditors, investors and the company. Although auditors’ res...

Read More

An open letter to PM of India- Why Frauds happen in Banks: Auditor Perspective

The spirit of Audit is losing ground as the time is passing. The general perception that use of technology in banks has eliminated the chance of frauds is just an eye wash. The Nirav Modi case is just a tip of ice berg and day is not far when we will see the whole ice meltdown, if remedial steps are not taken and auditor is not allowed to...

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Create Automated Auditor Appointment Agency to ensure auditors independence

In order to ensure independency of auditors, I suggest overall change in the auditor’s appointment procedure so that no one should be able to influence auditors. In today’s modern technological environment, this can be achieved by creating Automated Auditor Appointment Agency (4A)....

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Is Audit Rotation enough for Auditor’s Independence

Auditor independence refers to the independence of the internal auditor or of the external auditor from parties that may have a financial interest in the business being audited....

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Revision of Remuneration payable to Statutory Auditors of RRBs

F No 7/4/2015-RRB- Vol(11) (16/10/2017)

I am directed to refer to NABARD's letters NB.HO.IDD/260/RRB-322/2017-18 dated 2nd June 2017 and NB.HO.IDD/468/RRB-322/2017-18 dated 25th July 2017 on the above cited subject and to convey the approval of the Central Government in terms of provisions of section 19(2) of the Regional Rural Bank act, 1976, to the following revision it the r...

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Reporting of Fraud by Auditors: Issues & Suggestions

If an auditor of a company, in the course of the performance of his duties as auditor, has sufficient reason to believe that an offence involving fraud, is being or has been committed against/in the company by officers or employees of the company, he shall report the matter in the manner stated hereinafter....

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Whether non ratification of statutory auditor is removal of statutory auditor

In this Flash editorial, the author begins by referring the provisions of Section 139 & 140 of Companies Act, 2013 relating to ratification of Auditor in every Annual General Meeting & Removal of auditor. The main thrust of the article, however, is upon the indirectly removal of Auditor through Non Ratification of Auditor...

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Section 139 with Special Reference to Transition Period of 3 Years

Third proviso to section 139(2) is applicable only in those cases wherein old Auditor is being continued and in case of appointment of new Auditor, the appointment shall be of five years as per section 139(1) & (2)....

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Appointment of Statutory Auditor under Companies Act, 2013

It is not mandatory to reappoint the retiring auditor even if 3 things stipulated in sub-section (9) are not attracted. The board of director may recommend any person other than retiring auditor for appointment as statutory auditor of the Company at the time of completion of term of existing auditor of the Company....

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New / Revised Standard on Auditing SA 700, 701, 705, 706, 260 & 570

1. Revised SA 700, Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements. 2. New SA 701, Communicating Key Audit Matters in the Independent Auditor’s Report. 3. Revised SA 705, Modifications to the Opinion in the Independent Auditor’s Report. 4. Revised SA 706, Emphasis of Matter Paragraphs and Other Matter Paragraphs in the Indepe...

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