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Proposed International Standard on Auditing 240 (Revised): The Auditor's Responsibilities Relating to Fraud in an Audit of Financial Statements

Including Proposed Conforming and Consequential Amendments to Other ISAs
IAASB
| Exposure Drafts and Consultation Papers
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Recent corporate failures throughout the world have underscored the benefits of clarifying and enhancing the role of auditors in responding to fraud and suspected fraud as a means of enhancing public trust in financial reporting. These proposed revisions significantly strengthen the IAASB’s standard on auditors’ responsibilities related to fraud by defining the expectations in relation to fraud, delineating more robust procedures, and increasing transparency about the auditors’ responsibilities and fraud-related procedures in the auditor’s report.

Video Series Planned to Facilitate Understanding
During the consultation period, IAASB will release a videos series to help stakeholders understand the proposed revisions and their implications for strengthening the financial reporting ecosystem. Stay updated on upcoming events by following the IAASB on LinkedIn and/or X (formerly Twitter) and register/subscribe to our mailing list.

How to Provide Feedback
The IAASB invites all stakeholder to submit their comments using the Response Template, designed to facilitate a structured response and streamline feedback collation and analysis. Respondents are encouraged to share their insights by June 5, 2024.

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