Date

Thursday 4 November 2021

Time

12:00 pm

Duration

1.5 CPD Hours

Session Topic

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

Much has happened since our last GAAPinars in April.  What might you have missed but 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, ACNC, FWO and ROC are also covered.  The session will tell you what you need to know and how to plan accordingly.

Other GAAPinars in this year’s spring series will detail key issues for 31 December reporters and beyond.

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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 and commercial lawyer who also has considerable litigation experience in all major Courts and Tribunals. Stephen is a team member of ReportFraud. Stephen advises a range of clients and in particular, Accountants and Auditors on issues that relate to corporate and trust entities, businesses and private clients operating in many different industries, both domestic and international. Stephen also has considerable experience in dealing with regulators and conducting the defence of investigative and enforcement action.