n 22 and 23 March 2007, independent audit regulators from 22 countries attended the first meeting of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators, since it was formed in September 2006.
EU Internal Market and Services Commissioner Charlie McCreevy and PCAOB Chairman Mark Olson agreed to launch roadmap discussions on co-operation between EU and US auditor public oversight systems.
The International Accounting Standards Board announced the publication of its Exposure Draft dealing with International Financial Reporting Standards for Small & Medium-sized Entities on 15th February
The Accounting Standards Board (‘ASB’) has today published an Exposure Draft (‘ED’) entitled ‘Half-Yearly Financial Reports’, and is inviting public comment thereon.
The European Commission has today launched a public consultation on whether there is a need to reform rules on auditors’ liability in the EU and on possible ways forward.
he Authority has issued draft Regulations governing the conduct of enquiries pursuant to section 23 of the Companies Act, 2003 and an accompanying Consultation Paper
he European Commission has today launched a public consultation on its future strategy and priorities on statutory audit in relation to non-EU countries ('third countries').
Minister Michael Ahern TD, Minister for Trade & Commerce, has confirmed that he has asked the Company Law Review Group (CLRG) to examine the question of auditor liability
Sunday, 24th December, 2006: The Investment Funds, Companies And Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2006 has been signed into law by the President. The text of the Act can be found here.
Thursday, 14th December, 2006: Minister Michael Ahern TD, Minister for Trade & Commerce has signed into law Statutory Instrument 619 of 2006.