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Unformatted text preview: graphs 290.102 to 290.145 apply only to the members of the engagement team,
their immediate family members and close family members.
290.509 In addition, a determination shall be made as to whether threats to independence are created by
interests and relationships, as described in paragraphs 290.102 to 290.145, between the audit
client and the following members of the audit team:
(a) Those who provide consultation regarding technical or industry specific issues,
transactions or events; and (b) Those who provide quality control for the engagement, including those who perform the
engagement quality control review. 206 An evaluation shall be made of the significance of any threats that the engagement team has
reason to believe are created by interests and relationships between the audit client and others
within the firm who can directly influence the outcome of the audit engagement, including
those who recommend the compensation of, or who provide direct supervisory, management or
other oversight of the audit engagement partner in connection with the performance of the audit
engagement (including those at all successively senior levels above the engagement partner
through to the individual who is the firm’s Senior or Managing Partner (Chief Executive or
290.510 An evaluation shall also be made of the significance of any threats that the engagement team
has reason to believe are created by financial interests in the audit client held by individuals, as
described in paragraphs 290.108 to 290.111 and paragraphs 290.113 to 290.115.
290.511 Where a threat to independence is not at an acceptable level, safeguards shall be applied to
eliminate the threat or reduce it to an acceptable level.
290.512 In applying the provisions set out in paragraphs 290.106 and 290.115 to interests of the firm, if
the firm has a material financial interest, whether direct or indirect, in the audit client, the selfinterest threat created would be so significant that no safeguards co...
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