Please note: the description of this Seminar relates to the 2018 version, however, this course is for the updated 2019 materials. This course description will be updated once we have the 2019 information available. If you have any questions, please contact PDEvents@cpaontario.ca

Formerly Titled: “Assurance and Professional Practice Update”

This seminar is designed to review recent revisions to the CPA Canada Handbook – Assurance and other practice matters for practitioners who do not do audits.

The focus of the seminar is on new developments for review engagements and compilations, with an overview of projects in progress. Related practice issues identified by practice advisory and/or practice inspection will also be reviewed, particularly with respect to the application and reporting under CSRE 2400 Review Engagements.


  • Introduction and overview of new standards issued
  • Follow-up of implementation and application of CSRE 2400
  • Exposure drafts and other projects in process for compilations and other services
  • Practice matters, including practice inspection findings and practice advisory comments on review engagements and compilations


Those benefiting from this session are professional accountants who perform review engagements and compilations of small and medium-sized entities that are private or not-for-profit entities. This seminar provides an overview of current developments in other-than-audit standards.