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The Conduct division encompasses the FRC’s monitoring, oversight, investigative and disciplinary functions.

Our work includes:

  • direct monitoring of financial reports and audits of public interest entities;
  • oversight of the regulation of the audit, accountancy and actuarial professions by their respective professional bodies;
  • inquiring into current market issues;
  • operating a disciplinary scheme for major public interest cases involving auditors, accountants and actuaries; and
  • research and thematic studies.

You can read more about each individual function under each of the sections below.

The Audit Quality Review (AQR) team monitors the quality of the audits of listed and other major public interest entities and the policies and procedures supporting audit quality at the major audit fi... read more >
In its Corporate Reporting Review work the Conduct Committee seeks to ensure that the provision of financial information by public and large private companies complies with relevant reporting requirem... read more >
The FRC is the independent disciplinary body for accountants, accountancy firms and actuaries in the UK. It operates two separate disciplinary Schemes, one for the accountancy profession and the other... read more >
The Professional Oversight team has the following statutory responsibilities delegated to the FRC by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills: read more >
A supervisory inquiry is a cross-Conduct exercise looking into a matter of concern affecting a public interest entity. Each inquiry is individually scoped, but will typically utilise a team of special... read more >
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