Webcast: The New Clarified Attestation Standards: What You Need to Know (XACAS317)
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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 8/29/2017
When: 08/29/2017
8:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Where: Webcast
AICPA
1377825:5E4B347A6B9A66DB33D81FEC7782AF8E
United States
Presenter: Melissa Critcher


Online registration is available until: 8/27/2017
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Acronym XACAS317
CPE 4 hours
Vendor AICPA
Category
Auditing
Level Basic
Prerequisite None
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for CPAs who require information about the new attest standards
Registration
Member $159
CPA Non-Member $199

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, other state society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

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.