Setting high-quality international standards that inspire confidence in economies

The work of the international, independent standard-setting boards supports the global economy and financial markets by producing high-quality, global standards for audit and assurance, professional ethics, public sector financial reporting, and professional skills and competencies.


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The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality management that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.

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The International Accounting Education Standards Board established standards for professional accountancy education that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.

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The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.

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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.

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Professional Standards


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