Date

Thursday 15 April 2021

Time

12:00 pm

Duration

1.5 CPD Hours

Session Topic

What’s new in accounting, auditing, ethical standards, and the regulators

Much has happened since our last GAAPinars in November.  What have you missed that you need to know?

This session brings accountants and auditors up-to-speed with the latest significant developments in financial reporting, auditing, and ethical standards.  Corporate governance and the regulatory activities of ASIC and ACNC are also covered. The session will tell you what you need to know and what you need to do about it.

 

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This session is presented by:

Colin Parker

Principal | GAAP Consulting | Financial Reporting Expert

Colin, Principal of GAAP Consulting, is an expert in financial reporting, auditing and related governance issues, and was previously a member of the Australian Accounting Standards Board. He has conducted many independent expert and consulting experts reports on professional negligence, and accounting and auditing standards. He is the team leader advisory and litigation services and adviser to GAAP Training and Reportfraud.

 

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Carmen Ridley

Principal | Australian Financial Reporting Solutions

Carmen has an excellent knowledge of financial reporting through significant experience with a number of major accounting firms in both the external audit and technical divisions and spending significant time analysing and interpreting accounting standards for clients. Carmen is the co-author of ‘Understanding and Implementing the Reduced Disclosure Regime’. Carmen is serving her third three-year term as a member of the AASB.

Stephen Newman

Executive Counsel

Stephen is a corporate lawyer with extensive litigation experience, particularly in the Supreme Court and the Federal Court as well as with police fraud squads. Stephan has advised clients on fraud and fraud related issues including the design of relevant work policies, the recovery of defrauded assets from fraudsters, the making of insurance policies, and litigation against negligent professional advisers.

Chanelle Pienaar

Principal | Audit Assist

Chanelle is an accomplished Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years’ experience as an auditor in a wide variety of Financial Audit and Audit Quality Control projects. Chanelle has abroad range of experience covering Financial Statement Audits, Audit Quality Control Reviews, Trust Account Audits and AASB implementation Advice & Assistance. Chanelle has strong technical knowledge and enthusiastic training style ensures that all participants, from the graduate to the partner, receive maximum value from each training session.