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Fraud and Responsibilities of Auditor

CA, CS, CMA - SA 240 defines fraud as an intentional act by one or more individuals among management , those charged with governance , employees or third parties involving the use of deception to obtain an unfair or illegal advantage. Frauds can be of two types fraudulent financial reporting and misappropriation of assets. Fraud risk factors refers to ...

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Playing Big Brother to Big Bosses: Assessing Responsibility of Auditors Under Indian Law

CA, CS, CMA - The auditors play a very important role in overseeing the company’s financial matters. As per S. 141 of the Companies Act, 2013 (‘Act’) only chartered accountants can be auditors. S. 143 provides that the auditor of a company shall have access to the books of accounts of the company at all times....

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Resignation by Auditor under The Companies Act, 2013

CA, CS, CMA - The Companies Act, 2013 has separate section for auditor related all the provisions, implying that an auditor has important place in a company. Auditor is per responsible for checking the accuracy financial part of company. I have already covered the provision of appointment of auditor in my article https://taxguru.in/company-law/auditor-...

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Rotation of Auditors under Companies Act, 2013

CA, CS, CMA - Article explains Manner of Rotation of Statutory Auditors under Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014 read with Section 139 of Companies Act, 2013. A. Section 139(2) and Rule 5 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules 2014– Maximum term for appointment of auditors 1. In case of every listed company; 2. All Unlisted companies...

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Removal of Auditor before term under Companies Act, 2013

CA, CS, CMA - As per the Companies Act, 2013 and related rules and provisions, it is mandatory for every company to appoint an auditor from incorporation to their going out of business. Auditor is eligible person, who audits the financial part and working of company. Hence, every company needs to appoint auditor. Notably there are many times, when [&he...

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MCA proposes amendments to enhance Audit Independence & Accountability

CA, CS, CMA - The concept of Auditor independence requires the auditor to carry out his or her work freely, with integrity and in an objective manner. Though auditor is appointed by the shareholders, effective power of their appointment and dismissal lies with the management....

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ICSI Requests inclusion of CS in Definition of “Accountant”

CA, CS, CMA - It is requested to kindly consider amendment in the explanation to Section 288(2) of the Income 'lax Act. 1961 'so as to include the profession of Company Secretary within the meaning of the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 in the definition of Accountant...

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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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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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Fraud and Responsibilities of Auditor

SA 240 defines fraud as an intentional act by one or more individuals among management , those charged with governance , employees or third parties involving the use of deception to obtain an unfair or illegal advantage. Frauds can be of two types fraudulent financial reporting and misappropriation of assets. Fraud risk factors refers to ...

Read More
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Playing Big Brother to Big Bosses: Assessing Responsibility of Auditors Under Indian Law

The auditors play a very important role in overseeing the company’s financial matters. As per S. 141 of the Companies Act, 2013 (‘Act’) only chartered accountants can be auditors. S. 143 provides that the auditor of a company shall have access to the books of accounts of the company at all times....

Read More
Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Resignation by Auditor under The Companies Act, 2013

The Companies Act, 2013 has separate section for auditor related all the provisions, implying that an auditor has important place in a company. Auditor is per responsible for checking the accuracy financial part of company. I have already covered the provision of appointment of auditor in my article https://taxguru.in/company-law/auditor-...

Read More
Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Rotation of Auditors under Companies Act, 2013

Article explains Manner of Rotation of Statutory Auditors under Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014 read with Section 139 of Companies Act, 2013. A. Section 139(2) and Rule 5 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules 2014– Maximum term for appointment of auditors 1. In case of every listed company; 2. All Unlisted companies...

Read More
Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Removal of Auditor before term under Companies Act, 2013

As per the Companies Act, 2013 and related rules and provisions, it is mandatory for every company to appoint an auditor from incorporation to their going out of business. Auditor is eligible person, who audits the financial part and working of company. Hence, every company needs to appoint auditor. Notably there are many times, when [&he...

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Auditor Appointment As Per Companies Act, 2013

We know that all big company are operated to earn profits apart from serving to society. And when it comes to profits, it directly relates to numbers i.e. financials of companies. The person who is responsible for financial working of the company. Auditor is eligible person, who audits the financial part and working of company. […]...

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Shrinking Circles – Non-Audit Services Prohibition

In corporate governance parlance, auditors are considered to be key ‘gatekeepers’. However, governance failures both in India and around the world have pointed fingers towards the role of auditors. This has led to a series of reforms that impose greater stringency on auditors and the audit process. The concept of Auditor indep...

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Views on Enhancing Audit Independence & Accountability

In this article author gives his views on the Consultation Paper with Justification to Examine the Existing Provisions of Law and Make Suitable Amendments therein to Enhance Audit Independence and Accountability...

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MCA proposes amendments to enhance Audit Independence & Accountability

The concept of Auditor independence requires the auditor to carry out his or her work freely, with integrity and in an objective manner. Though auditor is appointed by the shareholders, effective power of their appointment and dismissal lies with the management....

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Rotation of Statutory Auditors

Can an Audit firm be re-appointed for a term less than 5 years – Answer is ‘YES’ Meaning of appointment: Appointment includes re-appointment. Term: Term means a period of five consecutive years Transition Period: Three years from the commencement of Companies Act, 2013 and rules there under applicable for companies which wou...

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