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Who We Are

Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA)

The IAASA was established pursuant to the provisions of Part 2 of the Companies (Auditing and Accounting) Act 2003.

Having regard to its statutory objects, functions and powers the Authority’s principal goals are:

  • Supervision of how the Prescribed Accountancy Bodies (PABs) regulate and monitor their members;
  • Monitoring of the periodic financial reporting of certain entities whose securities have been admitted to trading on a regulated market in the EU;
  • Carrying out certain functions in respect of liquidators;
  • Promotion of adherence to high professional standards in the auditing and accountancy profession;
  • Acting as a specialist source of advice to the Minister for Jobs, Business Enterprise and Innovation on auditing and accounting matters;
  • External quality assurance of the auditors of listed companies, credit institutions and insurance undertakings to ensure a high quality of audit; and
  • Adoption and maintenance of the audit framework for Ireland.


Tel: +353 (0) 45 983 600
Fax: +353 (0) 45 983 601
Email: info@iaasa.ie
Website: www.iaasa.ie