Thursday 25 June 2020


12:00 pm


3.0 CPD/CPE hour

Masterclass Topic

Understanding the auditing implications of COVID-19

The 30 June reporting season will bear the full brunt of COVID-19 complications.

To add to the complexity, accountants and auditors have been deluged with information. Are you prepared?

Now is time to bring COVID-19’s financial-reporting and auditing risks into sharp focus, especially with 30 June coming up.

This two-part GAAPinar will focus on applying auditing standards in COVID-19 times, including:

  • Audit risk
  • Appropriate procedures
  • Changes in internal controls
  • Group audits
  • Compliance with law and regulations
  • Professional scepticism
  • Going concern
  • Provision of non-assurance services
  • Audit reporting (including key audit matters)
  • Guidance provided by the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board and other standard-setters
  • Messaging from the regulators – ASIC, ACNC, and APRA, and
  • FAQs.

When: Thursday 25 June

  • Part 1: Noon to 1:30pm
  • Part 2: 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Recordings are provided within 24 hours for later viewing or if you can’t attend at the designated time or you need a refresher.


This Masterclass 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.