Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

PRESS RELEASE - New Basel Committee paper explores roles of auditors and bank supervisors, 21 January 2002.

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision today issued an updated and expanded version of its paper The relationship between banking supervisors and banks' external auditors, jointly developed with the International Auditing Practices Committee (IAPC) of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). The IAPC is issuing the paper as an International Auditing Practice Statement.

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