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Sep 13, 2019, 10:00 ET The Canadian Public Accountability Board announces new board member Renaud Caron

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB), Canada's public company audit regulator, is pleased to announce the appointment of Renaud Caron as director. "On...


Mar 29, 2019, 10:00 ET Regulator releases annual report on audits of Canadian public companies

TORONTO, March 29, 2019 /CNW/ - In its annual inspections report released today, the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) noted an overall increase in significant inspection findings in 2018...


Mar 19, 2019, 10:00 ET Audit regulator announces new board Chair, Vice Chair; appoints two new Directors

TORONTO, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB), Canada's public company audit regulator, announced the appointment of Benita Warmbold as Chair and Sheryl Kennedy as...


Oct 03, 2018, 10:00 ET Canada's audit regulator releases 2018 fall inspections report

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2018 /CNW/ - In its public report on the 2018 inspections of public accounting firms Deloitte LLP, Ernst & Young LLP, KPMG LLP, and PwC LLP released today, the Canadian Public...


Jan 30, 2018, 11:30 ET CPAB Board of Directors Introduces Carol Paradine as New Chief Executive Officer

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) has appointed Carol Paradine as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective March 1, 2018. "On behalf of the board, it is ...


Nov 27, 2017, 10:00 ET Canada's audit regulator releases annual public report on Big Four accounting firm inspections

Significant inspection findings lower in 2017; CPAB views longer term consistency through a quality systems lens TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - In its public report on the 2017 inspections of...


Mar 29, 2017, 10:00 ET Canada's audit regulator reports overall decrease in significant inspection findings in 2016; consistent audit execution remains a challenge

CPAB and firms to focus on systems and processes to drive consistent execution TORONTO, March 29, 2017 /CNW/ - In its report released today on the 14 public accounting firms inspected in 2016, the...


Nov 28, 2016, 10:00 ET Canada's audit regulator releases annual public report on Big Four accounting firm inspections

Significant inspection findings decrease, however consistent audit execution remains a challenge; CPAB and firms to focus on systems and processes to drive sustainable audit quality TORONTO, Nov. 28, ...


Mar 31, 2016, 10:00 ET Canada's audit regulator reports overall inconsistency in quality of public company audits in 2015

CPAB working with Canada's audit firms to address inconsistent audit quality, particularly in companies with small to mid-sized market capitalizations TORONTO, March 31, 2016 /CNW/ - In its report...


Nov 30, 2015, 10:00 ET Canada's audit regulator releases annual public report on Big Four accounting firm inspections

CPAB working with the four largest firms to address inconsistent audit quality, particularly in companies with small to mid-sized market capitalizations TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - In its public...


Mar 31, 2015, 08:00 ET Canada's audit regulator reports continued improvement in quality of public company audits in 2014

TORONTO, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - In its 2014 report on the annual inspections of Canadian audit firms released today, the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) said the quality of audits...


Nov 25, 2014, 08:00 ET Canada's audit regulator releases first report on Big Four inspections

- Report indicates positive trend in audit quality, identifies areas for improvement - TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - In its first public report on Canada's Big Four accounting firms released today,...


Mar 31, 2014, 09:00 ET Audit quality trend line positive, Canada's audit regulator reports

2013 inspections show overall improvement in quality, but sustainability is needed TORONTO, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - The results of inspections conducted by Canada's audit regulator improved in 2013,...


Apr 04, 2013, 09:00 ET Audit firms must commit to continuous improvement at all levels, CPAB says

2012 inspections show overall improvement in audit quality; 2011 action plans yielded positive results TORONTO, April 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian audit firms must commit to continuous improvement at all ...


Jun 07, 2012, 09:36 ET CPAB/CICA collaborate on audit quality consultation process

TORONTO, June 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Senior financial leaders are coming together to ensure Canada has a voice in discussions on international audit proposals that stem from the 2008 financial crisis. This...


Apr 03, 2012, 08:30 ET Firms must place greater focus on audit execution, CPAB says

2011 inspection results disappointing; firms implementing action plans for improvement TORONTO, April 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian audit firms must place a greater focus on the consistent execution of...


Feb 21, 2012, 08:30 ET Audit firms must improve auditing in foreign jurisdictions, CPAB says

Results of special inspection should be a wake-up call for auditing profession TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian audit firms must carry out audits in foreign jurisdictions with a high degree of ...


May 03, 2010, 13:16 ET Media Advisory - Webcast - Opportunities to improve audit quality in
transition to Canadian Auditing Standards (CASs)

Date: Thursday, May 6, 2010 Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT Registration: Click on event registration (http://www.meetview.com/cas20100506/) TORONTO,...


Apr 22, 2010, 06:59 ET Webcast will highlight areas for focus in transition to new auditing
standards

Public accounting firms need to be proactive and consider the implications now TORONTO, April 22 /CNW/ - The biggest change to auditing financial statements in Canada in recent times takes place this ...


Apr 14, 2010, 11:45 ET Maintain focus on audit quality during economic slowdown, CPAB report says

State of auditing in Canada sound, but challenges lie ahead TORONTO, April 14 /CNW/ - Audit firms, company management and audit committees must maintain their focus on audit quality during the...


Apr 13, 2010, 14:15 ET Media Advisory - On April 14, 2010, Canadian Public Accountability Board CEO
Brian Hunt will speak at the Economic Club

Topic: Full Disclosure: Enhancing the Quality and Transparency of Financial Statements During Challenging Economic Times TORONTO, April 13 /CNW/ - Today more than ever, high-quality audits are a...


Nov 02, 2009, 09:33 ET Media Advisory - Webcast - Strategic Opportunities in Canada's Transition to
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Date: Thursday, November 5, 2009 Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST Registration: Click on (URL Link) TORONTO, Nov. 2 /CNW/ - The Canadian Public Accountability Board...


Oct 22, 2009, 10:40 ET Webcast will help identify strategic opportunities in transition to IFRS

Small and medium-sized companies need to be proactive and consider their options now TORONTO, Oct. 22 /CNW/ - The biggest change to financial reporting in Canada in recent history is almost ...