21 maart 2022
The current geopolitical situation between Russia and Ukraine may have a severe impact on the operations of a number of entities.
We would like to highlight the following recent publications dealing with various general topics to be considered in the context of your audit activities:
In addition, we would also like to draw your attention to the communications issued by the ESMA, the EBA and the NBB on the restrictive financial measures taken and the responsibilities of the financial market participants and the financial institutions in this respect:
Considering these evolutions, we would like to remind our members of the importance of the early warning function (“signaalfunctie/fonction de signal”) should the accredited auditor of an entity under prudential supervision become aware of problems in, amongst others, the proper implementation of these measures.