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Audit 407: Auditing Contingencies and Going Concern

ID: 60565
Monday June 24, 2024 11:30AM - 1:30PM
Topics: Audit + Assurance

Auditing Contingencies and Going Concern Uncertainty - Testing for Completeness and Proper Disclosure will provide tips and techniques for obtaining sufficient appropriate audit evidence to support conclusions related to contingencies and going concern uncertainty. Financial statements may contain significant uncertainties requiring special audit consideration for evaluating proper accounting and financial reporting treatment. Note: This course is recommended as a part of a 16-hour audit skills curriculum for supervisory or managerial auditors, while it is also appropriate for anyone who has responsibilities for evaluating loss contingencies and substantial doubt about going concern. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics covered in this course include:
  • Overview of contingencies and related disclosures
  • Identifying and determining proper accounting treatment for litigation, claims and assessments
  • Evaluating the sufficiency of attorney's letter responses for audit evidence
  • Evaluating substantial doubt about an entity's ability to continue as a going concern for a reasonable period of time
  • Auditing managements assumptions in making the going concern evaluation
  • Proper application of the liquidation basis of accounting
Who will benefit: Accountants responsible for auditing contingencies and going concern uncertainties

This webcast is hosted on CPA Crossing platform. Attendees will receive instructions on how to attend the webcast via e-mail.