ATTESTATION RISK Definition

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ATTESTATION RISK is the risk the CPA may unknowingly fail to modify the report
on management’s assertion. It is composed of inherent risk, control risk, and detection risk.

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ENDORSEMENT, dependent upon usage, can be: a. a signature that validates something, e.g. a bank cashier will not cash a check without an endorsement; b. a promotional statement, e.g. as found on the dust jackets of books; or, c. formal and explicit approval.

IRD, dependent upon usage, can mean Interest Rate Derivatives (finance), Inland Revenue Department (New Zealands tax revenue collection department), or Interest Rate Differential.

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