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FAR Literature review: How is auditor commercialism related to audit quality and efficiency?

FAR Literature review: How is auditor commercialism related to audit quality and efficiency?

26 Jul, 2019

Does engaging in commercial activity compromise auditors’ professionalism? Read it in this FAR Literature review by William Ciconte (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Justin Leiby (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Marleen Willekens (KU – Leuven).

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FAR Literature review: Do private firm audits serve a different purpose?

FAR Literature review: Do private firm audits serve a different purpose?

12 Jul, 2019

Do private firm audits serve a different purpose? Read it in this FAR Literature review by Mahmoud Gad (Lancaster University), Robin Litjens (Tilburg University) and Jeroen Suijs (Erasmus University).

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FAR Newsletter: 4th FAR International Conference - press release

FAR Newsletter: 4th FAR International Conference - press release

26 Jun, 2019

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

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FAR Masterclass by Anna Gold: Judgment biases in auditing

FAR Masterclass by Anna Gold: Judgment biases in auditing

23 Jun, 2019

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:

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4th International FAR Conference: The "human factor" plays a key role in audit quality

4th International FAR Conference: The "human factor" plays a key role in audit quality

21 Jun, 2019

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.

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FAR Newsletter: FAR Practice Note & FAR obtains ISAE3000 assurance report

FAR Newsletter: FAR Practice Note & FAR obtains ISAE3000 assurance report

17 May, 2019

In this newsletter: FAR Practice Note, 2019 International Conference, FAR and CentERdata obtain assurance report on internal controls for data handling, new FAR website launched and FAR Vacancy.

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