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Audit Quality Perceptions Research

Page last updated: 22 May 2019

An FMA research project with investors, directors, managers and auditors has identified reasonable levels of confidence in audit quality, but also a serious gap in the expectations of investors and what auditors are delivering. The FMA commissioned the research to better understand public and industry perceptions of audit quality in New Zealand.

Audit Quality Perceptions research summaryAudit Quality Perceptions Research 2019

The overall aim of this research is to inform FMA of public and industry perceptions of the audit quality in NZ and enable them to target work to increase understanding of the auditor’s role, strengthen perceived value of that role, along with knowledge of the FMA’s role of oversight and regulation of auditors. 



Media release: FMA research highlights gap between what investors expect and what auditors deliver