Due on 02/01/18 3PM CST (TODAY)
Read Client-Acceptance Decisions: Simultaneous Effects of Client Business Risk, Audit Risk, Auditor Business Risk, and Risk Adaptation by Johnstone. (https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=934191)
Then discuss the importance of performing a background check on the senior management team and board of directors of a potential audit client: Does the accounting staff have adequate credentials? Does anyone on the management team have a criminal record?