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Online FAR Masterclass on 19 November 2021, 3.30-5.00 pm CET by Prof. dr. Anna Gold (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and Ass.Prof. Andrew Trotman (Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business) on 'Improving the quality of global group audits: do group auditor involvement and component auditor involvement matter?'

What is this Masterclass about?

Audit deficiencies associated with group audits account for a significant portion of all audit deficiencies identified worldwide. Anna Gold and Andrew Trotman surveyed component auditors in the Netherlands to identify the primary engagement characteristics and coordination strategies as well as communication behaviors of both the lead auditor and component auditor that ultimately determine audit quality at group audits. In this masterclass they will present their main findings from quantitative and qualitative analyses and discuss those with the participants.

Registration is open until Thursday 18 November 2021 (11PM CET) via the button below.

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Who should attend?
The FAR Masterclass is of interest to audit practitioners and firm management, auditing standard setters, audit supervisors, auditing students, auditing teachers and audit scientists. The Masterclass is open to everyone working in the field of accountancy.

Please note that this Masterclass will be in English.

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Online FAR Masterclass by Prof. dr. A. Gold and Ass. Prof. A. Trotman on 'Improving the quality of global group audits: do group auditor involvement and component auditor involvement matter?'
  • Date:
    19 November 2021
  • Location:
    Online event

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About the speakers

Prof. dr. Anna Gold

Prof. dr. Anna Gold

Anna Gold is Professor of Auditing at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Adjunct Professor at Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). She earned her PhD at the University of Amsterdam. Her research interests are in the judgment and decision-making area, primarily applied to the field of auditing. Her research has focused on the impact of regulatory changes (e.g., fraud consultation, audit firm rotation, and auditor reporting standard changes) on judgments and decisions of auditors, preparers, and financial statement users. She has also examined how auditors and audit firms manage errors and whether varying the error management climate affects auditors’ error reporting willingness and learning. Her current work focuses on how auditors use specialist advice, the communication between auditors and audit committees, and auditors’ use of audit technology. 

She has published her research in outlets such as The Accounting ReviewContemporary Accounting ResearchAuditing: A Journal of Practice & TheoryAccounting Horizons, Journal of Business Ethics, and International Journal of AuditingProfessor Gold currently serves as editor at The Accounting Review (2020-2023) and Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie (since 2018). She is a member of the editorial board of Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory.