TECHNNICAL COMMITTEES

Committee on Financial Reporting Standards
Standardization and Audit Committee
Fiscal Committee
Government Audit Committee
Sarbanes Oxley, Internal Control and Organization Committee
Systems and Outsourcing Committee

Social Security Committee
Transfer Pricing Committee 
Legal Committee
Public Relations and Media Committee

COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL REPORTING STANDARDS

 

Objective:

To inform, train, and oversee associate office staff and their clients on the implementation process of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) both internationally and locally, and on the transition process from local standards to the IFRS in each country through continued issuance of individual technical bulletins.

 

To evaluate the past, present, and future application of the standards.

To inform through technical bulletins.

To train through individual sessions or courses scheduled on our calendar.

To distribute the book, The IFRS in America.


STANDARDIZATION AND AUDIT COMMITTEE

 

Objective:

To inform, train, and oversee associate office staff and their clients on the implementation process of the International Standards of Auditing (ISA’s) issued by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) both internationally and locally and the transition process from local auditing standards through continued issuance of individual technical bulletins.

To standardize auditing practices with the same methodology and software for all our affiliate offices, ensuring uniform transnational standards throughout the Americas.

 

To evaluate the past, present, and future application of the standards.

To inform through technical bulletins.

To train through individual sessions or courses scheduled on our calendar.

To distribute auditing manuals and software.


 

FISCAL COMMITTEE

 

Objective:

To inform, train, and oversee associate office staff and their clients on the various tax systems in the different countries in the Americas, as well as annual and extraordinary changes to tax laws in any given country, through continued issuance of individual technical bulletins.

 

To evaluate past, present, and future fiscal practices.

To inform through technical bulletins.

To train through individual sessions or courses scheduled on our calendar.

To distribute the book, Taxes in America.

GOVERNMENT AUDIT COMMITTEE

Objective:

To inform, train, and oversee associate office staff and their clients on the implementation process of the International Standards of Auditing (ISA’s) and the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) applicable to the government, issued by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) throughout the Americas and locally, and on the transition process from local auditing standards to ISAs and IPSAS in each country through continued issuance of individual technical bulletins.

 

To standardize auditing practices with the same methodology and software for all our affiliate offices, ensuring that projects financed internationally by organizations such as the World Bank, the IDB, the EEC, etc. are carried out with the same standards in all countries of the Americas.
 

To evaluate past, present, and future fiscal practices.

To inform through technical bulletins.

To train through individual sessions or courses scheduled on our calendar.

To distribute the Government Auditing Manual.

 

 

SARBANES OXLEY, INTERNAL CONTROL AND ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE

Objective:

To inform, train, and oversee associate office staff and their clients on modern internal control standards, such as the Sarbanes-Oxley controls, regarding computer systems, process reengineering, organizational structure plans, balance scorecards, etc., throughout the Americas and locally, through continued issuance of individual technical bulletins.

 

To standardize the practice of internal control evaluation through a custom software developed by the firm and statistical measures of the degree of confidence in internal control, ensuring uniform standards across the Americas.

To evaluate past, present, and future accounting standards.

To inform through technical bulletins.

To train through individual sessions or courses scheduled on our calendar.


 

SOCIAL SECURITY AND OUTSOURCING COMMITTEE

Objective:

To inform, train, and oversee associate office staff and their clients on the differing social security taxes throughout the countries of the Americas, as well as new annual or extraordinary changes to social security laws, through continued issuance of individual technical bulletins.
 

​ To evaluate past, present, and future social security practices.

To inform through technical bulletins.

To train through individual sessions or courses scheduled on our calendar.

 

 

LEGAL COMMITTEE

Objective:

To inform, train, and oversee associate office staff and their clients on various legal issues pertaining to revenue, labor, business, and corporate law throughout the Americas, as well as new annual or extraordinary changes to these laws, through continued issuance of individual technical bulletins.

 

To evaluate past, present, and future legal practices.

To inform through technical bulletins.

To train through individual sessions or courses scheduled on our calendar.

To distribute the book Doing Business in America.

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