This document, from October , provides a progress update on the Clarity project to help those with responsibilities relating to audits of. With the completion of the Clarity Project, the IAASB has issued all its auditing standards in a form designed to enhance the understanding and. In , the IAASB commenced the Clarity project, the objective of which was to identify ways to improve the clar- ity of the International Standards on Auditing.

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IAASB Completes Clarity Project; New Web Page Features Full Suite of Standards and Resources | IFAC

Please upgrade to one of our supported browser versions. The Claruty Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession. The International Accounting Education Standards Board establishes standards, in the area of professional accounting education, that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements. The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.


As a result of this landmark achievement, auditors worldwide will have access to 36 newly updated and clarified ISAs and a clarified International Standard on Quality Control.

With the completion of the Clarity Project, the IAASB has issued all its auditing standards in a form designed to enhance the understanding and implementation of them, as well as to facilitate translation. The clarified standards are effective for audits of financial statements for periods beginning on or after December 15, We are pleased to now make the full suite of standards available so that our stakeholders can take the necessary steps to ensure these standards are properly implemented in advance of their effective date.

The Clarity Center of the IAASB website features updated versions of each of the standards, which can be used as the basis for translations. These versions incorporate conforming amendments to the standards, as well as changes in the approved clarified ISAs as a result of a review for consistency and other matters of clarity agreed upon by the IAASB at its December meeting.

IAASB Clarity Project Update | IFAC

About the IAASB and IFAC The objective of the IAASB, an independent standard-setting board within IFAC, is to serve the public interest by setting high-quality auditing and assurance standards and by facilitating the convergence of international and national standards, thereby enhancing the quality and uniformity of practice throughout the world and strengthening public confidence in the global auditing and assurance profession.


The Public Interest Oversight Board oversees the activities of the IAASB, and, as one element of that oversight, establishes cclarity criteria for its due process and working procedures.

IFAC is comprised of members and associates in countries and jurisdictions, representing more than 2. In addition to ;roject international auditing and assurance standards through the IAASB, IFAC, through its independent standard-setting boards, sets ethics, education, and public sector accounting standards.

IAASB Clarity Project Update

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