To gather information and perform research related to the public interest topic of fraud in an audit of financial statements in order to further inform the nature and extent of possible future IAASB actions in this area.
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MEETING HIGHLIGHTS DECEMBER 2020
The IAASB received an update on the information gathering activities in relation to fraud in an audit of financial statements. In particular, it was highlighted that outreach was being undertaken with investor groups to further understand their views.
The Board also discussed various specific matters related to the auditor’s efforts with regard to fraud within the ISAs and provided views on possible ways that the issues and challenges could be addressed.
The Fraud Working Group will continue to gather information to further inform the Board’s efforts in relation to fraud in an audit of financial statements, including consideration of the responses to the IAASB Discussion Paper that is out on consultation until February 1, 2021.