Definitions of Listed Entity and Public Interest Entity

Objective

The objectives of the IESBA’s Definitions of Listed Entity and PIE Project are:

(a)       To review, in coordination with the IAASB, the definitions of the terms “listed entity” and “PIE” in the Code with a view to revising them as necessary so that they

    remain relevant and fit for purpose; and

(b)       In doing so, to:

(i)        Establish agreement between the IESBA and IAASB on a common revised definition of the term “listed entity” that would be operable for both Boards’

    standards; and

(ii)       Develop a pathway that would achieve convergence between the concepts underpinning the definition of a PIE in the Code and the description of an

    ESPI in the IAASB standards to the greatest extent possible.

The project is focused on audits of financial statements and auditor independence.

Project Contact

Task Force

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Project Stages

 

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