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Changes to Upcoming Auditor’s Reports

The United States Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) issued new standards for auditor’s reports that will effect Canadian issuers who are SEC registered. The initial changes go into effect for issuers with fiscal years ending after December 15, 2017. Our understanding is that some Canadian auditors for issuers who are MJDS eligible will try to combine the Canadian and U.S. requirements into one auditor’s report that complies with both sets of rules, while other Canadian auditors will prepare their reports solely in compliance with the new PCAOB requirements as Canadian rules permit auditors for dually registered issuers to file auditor’s reports solely in compliance with PCAOB standards. Canadian issuers who are not...