In this newsletter: Reflections on the 4th FAR International Conference, FAR Masterclass Report of 29 March 2019 , FAR Practice Note, FAR Academic board member Willem Buijink receives Hopwood prize and FAR Vacancy: Program Coordinator
Although auditors are well-educated professionals, they are also human beings. This means that they are susceptible to judgment biases. Departing from psychological theories, four judgment biases were discussed during Anna Gold’s well-attended masterclass:
The "human factor" plays a key role in audit quality. Breukelen, 14 June 2019 - The "ecosystem" of the entire financial reporting and assurance supply chain, in which an auditor has a role, largely determines the quality of the audit.
The Foundation for Auditing Research (FAR), jointly with its trusted data management service provider CentERdata, has reached another milestone and received a clean auditor’s assurance report on the design and implementation of FAR data gathering and security controls as per 26 April 2019.