AU 532: Restricting the Use of an Auditor’s Report
AU-C 905: Alert That Restricts the Use of the Auditor’s Written Communication
AU EFFECTIVE DATE AND APPLICABILITY
|Original Pronouncement||Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) 87.|
|Effective Date||This statement currently is effective.|
|Applicability||Engagements involving the issuance of reports based on:
1. Subject matter or presentations on measurement or disclosure criteria contained in contractual agreements or regulatory provisions.
2. A by-product of a financial statement audit.
NOTE: Does not apply to Section 324, Service Organizations, or reports issued under Section 634, Letters for Underwriters and Certain Other Requesting Parties.
AU-C EFFECTIVE DATE AND SUMMARY OF CHANGES
SAS No. 125, Alert That Restricts the Use of the Auditor’s Written Communication, is effective for audits of financial statements with periods ending on or after December 15, 2012.
AU-C 905 clarifies that it applies to auditor’s reports and other written communications issued in connection with a GAAS engagement and requires an alert that restricts the use of the auditor’s written communication when the subject matter of that communication is based on: