Webcast: The New Clarified Attestation Standards: What You Need to Know (XACAS117)
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What is an attest engagement? This course will introduce practitioners to the three main types of attest engagements – examinations, reviews, and agreed upon procedures. What are the requirements of an attest engagement? Risk assessment, test of controls, and reporting are among the topics that will be covered. With the completion of the Attest Clarity Project, there are changes to the format of the standards. The new standards will be issued as four sections that will supersede AT sections 2

 Export to Your Calendar 6/12/2017
When: 06/12/2017
1:30 PM until 5:30 PM
Where: Webcast
AICPA
1377805:98A31D3EB1101E5CB986807ABB104759
United States
Presenter: Melissa Critcher


Online registration is available until: 6/10/2017
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AcronymXACAS117
CPE4 hours
VendorAICPA
Category
Auditing
LevelBasic
PrerequisiteNone
Adv PrepNone
Yellow Book?No
Designed forCPAs who require information about the new attest standards
Registration
Member$159
CPA Non-Member$199

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Course Description

What is an attest engagement? This course will introduce practitioners to the three main types of attest engagements – examinations, reviews, and agreed upon procedures. What are the requirements of an attest engagement? Risk assessment, test of controls, and reporting are among the topics that will be covered. With the completion of the Attest Clarity Project, there are changes to the format of the standards. The new standards will be issued as four sections that will supersede AT sections 20, 50, 101, and 201. This course will highlight the changes and review the requirements of attest engagements.

Topics

  • Types of attest engagements
  • Requirements when performing attest engagements
  • Changes resulting from the Attest Clarity project
  • Engagement Letters
  • Practitioner’s report

Objectives
When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Identify changes to the attest standards due to the Attest Clarity project.
  • Recognize the requirements of an attest engagement.
  • Recognize the differences between the types of attest engagements.
  • Identify the required elements of the practitioner’s report.