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IESBA projects and resources

This section provides summaries of International Ethics Standards Boards for Accountants (IESBA) projects and consultations as well as Guidance from the independent standard-setting body that sets the ethical standards for professional accountants (Code of Ethics).

IESBA projects and consultations

IESBA Resources

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Ethics are a fundamental component of what it means to be a professional accountant.  Professional accountants and auditors are expected to behave ethically and to follow an ethical code with regards to their commercial practices. The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) is the global independent body responsible for standard setting and issuing guidance on international standards on ethics.

IESBA consultations

IESBA Exposure Drafts and Consultations are an important part of due process in developing standards in the area of ethics.

IESBA Code of Ethics list of prohibitions applicable to PIE audits

IESBA has prepared a list of prohibitions for practitioners which are applicable to PIE audits.