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The Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AASB) and the JPS Review Committee of The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) have issued an exposure draft that proposes a revised Joint Policy Statement Concerning Communications with Law Firms Regarding Claims and Possible Claims in Connection with the Preparation and Audit of Financial Statements (JPS).

The existing JPS is being revised to reflect developments in the accounting and auditing standards, and the legal environment, over the 35 years since the existing Statement was issued.

Participate in this webinar to:
  • understand what is being proposed;
  • understand how the proposal may affect your current practice; and
  • learn how you can provide input to the proposal.
This webinar features the following speakers:
  • Darrell Jensen, CPA, CA, Chair, JPS AASB Task Force
  • Michael Strain, CPA, CA, Member, JPS AASB Task Force
  • Malcolm M. Mercer, Member, JPS Review Committee of The CBA
  • Svetlana Berger, CPA, CA, Principal, Auditing and Assurance Standards, Chartered Professional Accountants Canada
Review the exposure draft on Joint Policy Statement, AASB-CBA Joint Policy Statement: Concerning Communications with Law Firms, before the webinar.




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On Demand Date: February 11, 2015
Webinar Date: February 10, 2015
Duration: 60 Minutes

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