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This revised and updated edition discusses auditing and the law beyond the issue of third-party liability, and provides coverage of developments in audit methodologies and technologies. It also includes a survey of developments in audit automation and a discussion of the audit ma... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781853963650
Barcode 9781853963650
Published 15 May 1997 by SAGE Publications Inc
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 3rd Revised edition
Author(s) Edited by Sherer, Michael J.
Edited by Turley, W. Stuart
Series Accounting and Finance Series
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ISBN-13 9781853963650
ISBN-10 1853963658
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher SAGE Publications Inc
Imprint SAGE Publications Ltd
Publication Date 15 May 1997
International Publication Date 28 May 1997
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 3rd Revised edition
Edition 3rd Revised edition
Author(s) Edited by Sherer, Michael J.
Edited by Turley, W. Stuart
Series Accounting and Finance Series
Category Management Accounting
English law: company law
EU company law
Financial Law
Company Law
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 530g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Auditing
NBS Text Finance & Accounting
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 657.45
Catalogue Code Not specified

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This revised and updated edition discusses auditing and the law beyond the issue of third-party liability, and provides coverage of developments in audit methodologies and technologies. It also includes: a survey of developments in audit automation; a discussion of the nature and development of the audit market, both in the UK and the EU; and an assessment of the impact of the Cadbury report on corporate governance, with particular attention to the role of audit committees. Each chapter includes questions for discussion.

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Author's Bio

After completing an MA by Thesis at the University of Manchester I trained as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen in Birmingham. After qualification in 1975 I took up an appointment as Lecturer in Accounting in the Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Manchester. In 1979-80 I was Visiting Associate Professor of Accounting, Tulane Business School, New Orleans In 1984 I moved to the University of Essex as Senior Lecturer in Accounting in the Department of Economics and was subsequently promoted to Reader in 1987. In 1988 I was the founding Head of the Department of Accounting and Financial Management, University of Essex, and was appointed the first Professor in the Department in 1989. Subsequently, I served as Dean of the School Social Sciences (1995-97), Dean of the Graduate School (1997-99), Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Academic Standards (1999-2002), and Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Academic Development (2002-06). In 2001 I was an Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand and since 2006 I have been a Visiting Professor of Management at CASS Business School. In August 2008 I was appointed the Director of the newly established Essex Business School, a merger of the School of Accounting, Finance and Management in Colchester, and the School of Entrepreneurship & Business in Southend. Professor Turley has held a Chair in Accounting at the University of Manchester since 1994. He has held visiting appointments in Sweden, Denmark and Australia. Since 2001 he has been an academic member of the Auditing Practices Board, which sets practice and ethical standards for auditors in the UK and Ireland. He is also a member of the Scientific Committee of the European Auditing Research Network and the Research Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland, and serves on the editorial boards of several journals.

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