ISQM 1 First-Time Implementation Guide
International Standard on Quality Management 1
Sep 28, 2021 | Guidance & Support Tools
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This non-authoritative First-time Implementation Guide may help stakeholders understand the requirements of the International Standard on Quality Management (ISQM) 1, Quality Management for Firms that Perform Audits or Reviews of Financial Statements, or Other Assurance or Related Services Engagements, and implement the standard in the manner intended.
Firms are required to have systems of quality management designed and implemented in accordance with ISQM 1 by December 15, 2022.
This publication does not amend or override the International Standard on Quality Management (ISQM) 1, the text of which alone is authoritative. Reading the publication is not a substitute for reading ISQM 1.
Please note that a version of this publication was issued in June 2021; the edition below replaces the original version.
Learn more about the IAASB’s suite of quality management standards.
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