Online Seminar

Assurance - Compliance with Agreements, Statutes and Regulations

Nov 14, 2022

Online

DATE

NOV 14

2022

TIME

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

WHO CAN ATTEND

All

PD HOURS

3.75 Hours

ETHICS HOURS

0 Hours

STATUS

Registration open until

Nov 09, 2022

EVENT DESCRIPTION

NOTE: No updates or changes were made to the 2022 version of this course. If you completed the course in 2021, please be advised the 2022 course material has not changed. If you have any questions, please contact pdevents@cpaontario.ca

Formerly Titled: “Audit Engagements – Compliance with Agreements, Statutes and Regulations (New CSAE 3530 and 3531)”

Are you required to audit or review a client’s compliance with agreements, laws, regulations etc.? Effective for compliance reports dated on or after April 1, 2019 there are new assurance requirements: CSAE 3530 Special Considerations – Attestation Engagements to Report on Compliance and CSAE 3531 Special Considerations – Direct Engagements to Report on Compliance which will impact what you do and how you report.

This course will cover the new requirements for engagements to audit or review compliance of financial or non-financial information with agreements, statutes, laws or regulations. Reports that will be impacted by the new CSAE 3530 and 3531 standards include:

  • Compliance with debt covenants in a banking agreement
  • Compliance with the terms of a lease arrangement
  • Compliance with financial reporting requirements of a not-for-profit funding arrangement and
  • Compliance with non-financial requirements for a public sector organization

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and explain the differences between CSAE 3530 and 3531 and integration with CSAE 3000 and 3001
  • Understanding the differences in practical application for both compliance audits and compliance reviews
  • Apply CSAE 3530 and 3531 performance and reporting requirements with a focus on:
    • Acceptance and continuance
    • Planning – understanding the entity and risk assessments
    • Responding to risk assessments
    • Obtaining sufficient appropriate evidence
    • Preparing the report on compliance

    TOPICS INCLUDE:

    • Overview and scope of CSAE 3530 and 3531
    • CSAE 3530 and 3531 performance requirements
    • CSAE 3530 and 3531 reporting requirements, including illustrative examples
      • WHO WILL BENEFIT:

        Practitioners conducting attestation or direct engagements to audit or review compliance of financial or non-financial information with agreements, statutes, laws or regulations.

PRICING

$163.00 Personal Passport

$190.00 Organization Passport

$261.00 Member

$261.00 Student

$317.00 Public

Status: Registration open until Nov 09, 2022

LOCATION

Online

SPEAKER(S) BIO

Jules Hawkins, CPA, CA is a partner of Hawkins and Co. Accounting Professional Corp. www.hawkins-accounting.ca. He received his UK CA in England in 1996, and his Ontario CA in 2005. Before founding his own firm in 2014, Jules spent 20 years with Big 4 and regional-level firms, focusing on assurance. He has significant experience developing and teaching training courses in both the UK and Canada. Jules teaches advanced accounting courses at the University of Windsor, and serves on CPA Canada's SMP Advisory Committee. From 2011 through 2014, he was also Chief Financial Officer of Essex Angel Capital Inc., a TSX-Venture Exchange listed investment company.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Participants should have familiarity with CPA Handbook – Assurance.

This course is a live webinar. You must attend the live course to receive verifiable CPD hours. We recommend you join five minutes prior to the scheduled starting time. To get the full experience of this interactive course, use a computer that has video and microphone capabilities.

Electronic material can be accessed one week prior to the course at https://pdlms.cpaontario.ca/ and should be downloaded in advance.

Registration, cancellation, withdrawal and all other CPA Ontario PD Seminar policies can be found here.