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ISCA has issued EP 100 Implementation Guidance 5 (EP 100 IG 5) to assist audit firms with audit clients that are listed entities in fulfilling the requirements of revised paragraph SG410.27A of EP 100 (revised on 7 September 2022) which introduces a new concept of “audit-related services” (ARS).
Amongst others, EP 100 IG 5 contains an illustrative example of the fee proportion computation required under the revised paragraph SG410.27A and a non-exhaustive list of common examples of ARS along with the rationale behind each example.
ISCA issues FRB 9 (Revised January 2023) Accounting Implications of the Interest Rate Benchmark Reform to share accounting considerations on specific matters to assist entities in their understanding of the accounting for financial instruments and hedge accounting which are affected by the replacement of interest rate benchmarks within these contracts.
ISCA Issues FRG 4 Accounting Considerations For A Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) Under SGX SPAC Listing Framework
In recent years, SPACs have gained popularity as an alternative vehicle for a private company to achieve a stock exchange listing without going through its own initial public offering (IPO).
Cognisant that the accounting of a SPAC transaction could be more complex than for a traditional IPO, ISCA has developed Financial Reporting Guidance 4 (FRG 4) to provide guidance on key accounting considerations for SPACs under the SGX SPAC Listing Framework.
ISCA-SUSS Business Analytics Certification Programme
The ISCA-SUSS (Singapore University of Social Sciences) Business Analytics Certification Programme allows individuals to future proof and deepen their skill sets in data analytics. Data analytics skills have been identified in the Skills Framework in Accountancy as one of the skill sets in demand now and in the future as the accountancy sector continues to transform.