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ISCA has issued EP 100 Implementation Guidance 5 (EP 100 IG 5) to assist audit firms with audit clients that are listed entities in fulfilling the requirements of revised paragraph SG410.27A of EP 100 (revised on 7 September 2022) which introduces a new concept of “audit-related services” (ARS).
Amongst others, EP 100 IG 5 contains an illustrative example of the fee proportion computation required under the revised paragraph SG410.27A and a non-exhaustive list of common examples of ARS along with the rationale behind each example.
ISCA Issues Technical Bulletin 1 Addressing Climate-Related Risks in Financial Statements and Audits of such Financial Statements (TB 1)
Arising from the strong focus on climate globally and in Singapore, TB 1 provides guidance on climate-related risk considerations in financial reporting and audits of financial statements. It also includes an example of a Singapore entity in the transportation industry to illustrate how climate-related risks could affect how the principles of the financial reporting standards and auditing standards are applied.
ISCA Issues FRG 4 Accounting Considerations For A Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) Under SGX SPAC Listing Framework
In recent years, SPACs have gained popularity as an alternative vehicle for a private company to achieve a stock exchange listing without going through its own initial public offering (IPO).
Cognisant that the accounting of a SPAC transaction could be more complex than for a traditional IPO, ISCA has developed Financial Reporting Guidance 4 (FRG 4) to provide guidance on key accounting considerations for SPACs under the SGX SPAC Listing Framework.
Being the national accountancy body, ISCA aims to be the voice for the Singapore accountancy profession at the international stage. Leveraging on the expertise of the ISCA Ethics Committee and the ISCA Technical Division, ISCA takes a leading role to advocate the views and proposals of the accountancy profession in Singapore. In tandem with the advocacy initiatives, ISCA actively listens to and seeks views from key stakeholder groups on both international and local proposals and pronouncements.