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9. Update on Standards for Audit and Attestation Engagements

ID: 58610
Wednesday November 15, 2023 11:00AM - 12:15PM

- Break down recently issued auditing and attestation standards. 

- Utilize auditor reporting suite of standards and agreed-upon procedures standards. 

- Consider current proposed standards that are in public exposure.


Michael Brand
Michael L. Brand is currently a partner in the firm of BMSS, LLC working out of their Huntsville, AL office. He has been in the practice of public accounting for over 33 years. During those years he has been involved in all aspects of public accounting, with an emphasis in providing accounting, audit, and review services and peer reviews. He also teaches continuing education classes across the country, for which he has received the AICPA and ASCPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award multiple times; and has spoken at several conferences nationwide and overseas. Mike is a member of the AICPA’s PCPS Technical Issues Committee, past chair of the ASCPA Board of Directors; co-chair of the AICPA’s ENGAGE conference; and current chair of the steering committee for National Advanced Accounting and Auditing Technical Symposium at ENGAGE. He also serves as a committee member of the Partners in Peer Review of the ASCPA. He also serves on the Accounting Advisory Council for the University of North Alabama. Previously, he was chair of the Accounting and Review Services Committee, on the Professional Ethics Executive Committee, Peer Review Board, Joint Trial Board, and Quality Control Standards Task Force of the AICPA. Mike received his B.S. in accounting from the University of North Alabama.