Audit Risk Alert

Employee Benefit Plans Industry Developments, 2017
Product Number: EB00712960
Released: Oct 03, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781945498732
Publisher: Wiley
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The increasing complexity of employee benefit plan auditing and increased focus by the DOL have resulted in significant pressure for CPAs and firms performing EBP audits. To help CPAs meet the challenge of performing quality audits in this unique and complex area, the AICPA has developed this alert to assist in identifying current sources of risk within EBP audit engagements. A targeted discussion on new developments, issues auditors may face in their current audits, as well as a look at what's in the pipeline that may affect their engagements is provided. Updates include: -FASB ASU No. 2015-07, Fair Value Measurement (Topic 820): Disclosures for Investments in Certain Entities That Calculate Net Asset Value per Share (or Its Equivalent) -FASB ASU No. 2015-10, Technical Corrections and Improvements -FASB ASU No. 2015-12, Plan Accounting: Defined Benefit Pension Plans (Topic 960), Defined Contribution Pension Plans (Topic 962), Health and Welfare Benefit Plans (Topic 965): (part I) Fully Benefit-Responsive Investment Contracts, (part II) Plan Investment Disclosures, (part III) Measurement Date Practical Expedient -FASB ASU No. 2017-06, Employee Benefit Plan Master Trust Reporting -FASB ASU No. 2016-01, Financial Instruments - Overall (Subtopic 825-10): Recognition and Measurement of Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities

Author(s): AICPA
Original Publish Date: Sep 08, 2017

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