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Global Audit, Ethics and Education Standards Boards Outline Need, Way Forward for Enhanced Professional Skepticism

The global standard-setting boards for auditing, accounting ethics and accounting education today released a new publication showcasing observations and potential ways to enhance professional skepticism. 

The publication, Toward Enhanced Professional Skepticism, was produced by a joint working group comprised of representatives from the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) and the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB). It outlines observations about the current environment and sets out actions the global standard-setting boards will take, as well as the role that other stakeholders can play, in enhancing professional skepticism. 

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