News & Publications

PUBLICATION
2019 Toronto and Montreal Audit Committee Forum Highlights

​2019 Toronto and Montreal Audit Committee Forum Highlights. 

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Posted: 23/07/2019

CPAB
CPAB response to IAASB Exposure Drafts for ISQM

C​PAB comments on IAASB Exposure Drafts for ISQM 1, ISQM 2 and ISA 220

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Posted: 02/07/2019

CPAB
CPAB Response to IAASB Proposed Strategy and Work Plan

CPAB Response to IAASB Proposed Strategy and Work Plan

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Posted: 04/06/2019

CPAB
CPAB response to AASB's exposure draft on Communication of Key Audit Matters in the Auditor’s Report

CPAB response to AASB's exposure draft on Communication of Key Audit Matters in the Auditor’s Report.
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Posted: 15/05/2019

PUBLICATION
Enhancing Audit Quality Through Data Analytics

​Enhancing Audit Quality Through Data Analytics. 

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Posted: 08/05/2019

PUBLICATION
Communications between auditors and audit committees

​Communications between auditors and audit committees. 

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Posted: 07/05/2019

PUBLICATION
The Comprehensive Review: What have we learned?

​The Comprehensive Review: What have we learned?

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Posted: 06/05/2019

NEWS
CPAB Recognizes Brian Hunt's IFIAR Leadership

​CPAB Recognizes Brian Hunt's IFIAR Leadership. 

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Posted: 03/05/2019

REPORT
CPAB Quality Insights Report: 2018 Inspections Results

​CPAB Quality Insights Report: 2018 Inspections Results.

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Posted: 29/03/2019

CPAB
2018 Annual Report

​​​​​CPAB releases 2018 Annual Report.

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Posted: 29/03/2019

CPAB
Access to Foreign Jurisdictions (2019)

​Access to Foreign Jurisdictions (2019).

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Posted: 27/03/2019

PUBLICATION
2018 Mining Forum Highlights

​2018 Mining Forum Highlights.

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Posted: 06/03/2019

PUBLICATION
2018 Montreal Forum Highlights

​2018 Montreal Audit Committee Forum Highlights

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Posted: 06/03/2019

PUBLICATION
2018 Real Estate Forum Highlights

​2018 Real Estate Forum Highlights.

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Posted: 06/03/2019

PUBLICATION
2018 Financial Institutions Forum Highlights

​2018 Financial Institutions Forum Highlights.

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Posted: 06/03/2019

CPAB
2019-21 Strategic Plan: Accelerating Audit Quality

​2019-21 Strategic Plan: Accelerating Audit Quality.

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Posted: 10/01/2019

REPORT
Auditing in the crypto-asset sector

​Auditing in the crypto-asset sector.

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Posted: 13/12/2018

CPAB
CPAB response to the exposure draft on the proposed International Standard on Auditing 315 (Revised)

​CPAB response to the exposure draft on the proposed International Standard on Auditing 315 (Revised).

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Posted: 06/11/2018

NEWS
CPAB releases 2018 fall inspections results

​Audit Quality Insights Report: 2018 Fall Inspections Results.

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Posted: 03/10/2018

NEWS
2017-2018 Stakeholder Survey Summary

​2017-2018 Stakeholder Survey Summary.

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Posted: 01/10/2018

NEWS
CPAB Response to IOSCO Consultation Report

​CPAB Response to IOSCO Consultation Report.

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Posted: 24/07/2018

PUBLICATION
CPAB Response to IESBA Strategy and Work Plan

​CPAB Response to IESBA Strategy and Work Plan.

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Posted: 17/07/2018

REPORT
Audit Quality Indicators - Final Report

​Audit Quality Indicators - Final Report.

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Posted: 27/06/2018

PUBLICATION
Access to Foreign Jurisdictions (2017)

​Foreign Jurisdictions where CPAB is unable to access Working Papers.

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Posted: 02/05/2018

NEWS
IFIAR Members: Stakeholder Announcement

IFIAR Members: Stakeholder Announcement

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Posted: 25/04/2018

PUBLICATION
CPAB Response to Monitoring Group Consultation

​CPAB Response to Monitoring Group Consultation.

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Posted: 24/04/2018

NEWS
CPAB Chair thanks outgoing board members

​CPAB Chair thanks outgoing board members.

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Posted: 11/04/2018

REPORT
2017 Annual Inspections Report

​2017 Annual Inspections Report.

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Posted: 27/03/2018

CPAB
2017 Annual Report

​​​​CPAB releases 2017 Annual Report.

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Posted: 27/03/2018

NEWS
2017 Financial Institutions Forum Highlights

​2017 Financial Institutions Forum Highlights.

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Posted: 25/03/2018

NEWS
CPAB Board of Directors Introduces Carol Paradine as New Chief Executive Officer

CPAB Board of Directors Introduces Carol Paradine as New Chief Executive Officer. ​

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Posted: 30/01/2018

REPORT
CPAB 2017 Big Four Public Report

​CPAB releases 2017 Big Four firm public inspections report.

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Posted: 27/11/2017

NEWS
2017-2018 Audit Quality Projects

2017-2018 Upcoming Audit Quality Projects.​

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Posted: 27/11/2017

PUBLICATION
2017 Oil & Gas Industry Forum Highlights

​2017 Oil & Gas Industry Forum Highlights.

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Posted: 26/11/2017

PUBLICATION
2017 Real Estate Industry Forum Highlights

​2017 Real Estate Industry Forum Highlights.

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Posted: 26/11/2017

PUBLICATION
2017 Mining Industry Forum Highlights

​2017 Mining Industry Forum Highlights.

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Posted: 26/11/2017

NEWS
Monitoring Group Consultation Paper

Monitoring Group Consultation Paper.

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Posted: 09/11/2017

NEWS
Monitoring Group Consultation Call for Comments

Monitoring Group Consultation Call for Comments.

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Posted: 09/11/2017

PUBLICATION
2017 Audit Quality Symposium Key Messages

2017 Audit Quality Symposium Key Messages​.

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Posted: 27/07/2017

NEWS
Brian Hunt to Step Down as CPAB CEO

​Brian Hunt to Step Down as CPAB CEO.

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Posted: 26/06/2017

NEWS
IFIAR Elects Brian Hunt Chair of first Board

​IFIAR Elects Brian Hunt Chair of first Board

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Posted: 18/04/2017

CPAB
CPAB 2016 Annual Report

​​​CPAB releases 2016 Annual Report.

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Posted: 31/03/2017

NEWS
CPAB 2016 Annual Inspections Report

​​CPAB releases 2016 Annual Inspections Report.

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Posted: 29/03/2017

NEWS
CPAB Industry Forum Highlights – Financial Institutions

​CPAB held its first Financial Institutions Industry Forum on January 20, 2017 for audit committee chairs serving the boards of banks and insurance companies in Canada.

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Posted: 21/03/2017

NEWS
CPAB 2016 Big Four Public Report says significant findings decrease but consistency still a challenge

​CPAB 2016 Big Four Public Report says significant findings decrease but consistency still a challenge.

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Posted: 28/11/2016

PUBLICATION
Access to Foreign Jurisdictions (2016)

​Foreign Jurisdictions where CPAB is unable to access Working Papers.

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Posted: 28/11/2016

REPORT
CPAB 2016 Big Four Public Report

​CPAB releases 2016 Big Four firm public inspections report.

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Posted: 28/11/2016

REPORT
CPAB 2016 Big Four Public Report: Highlights for Audit Committees

​CPAB 2016 Big Four Public Report: Highlights for Audit Committees.

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Posted: 28/11/2016

NEWS
CPAB Protocol Feedback Survey results

​A summary of the results of the 2016 CPAB Protocol Feedback Survey.

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Posted: 22/11/2016

NEWS
Industry Insights – Oil & Gas

​Part of CPAB’s Industry Insight series for audit committees, an overview of common areas of focus for an audit of a company operating in the oil & gas industry.

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Posted: 11/11/2016

NEWS
CPAB Oil & Gas Industry Forum Highlights

​CPAB held its first Oil & Gas Industry Forum for audit committee chairs serving on the boards of publicly traded oil and gas companies in Canada.

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Posted: 11/11/2016

NEWS
CPAB comments on IAASB ITC

​CPAB’s response to the IAASB’s Invitation to Comment on group audits, professional skepticism and quality control.

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Posted: 16/06/2016

REPORT
CPAB 2015 Annual Inspections Report

​CPAB releases 2015 Annual Inspections Report.

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Posted: 31/03/2016

REPORT
CPAB 2015 Annual Inspections Report: Highlights for Audit Committees

​CPAB releases 2015 inspections report highlights for audit committees.

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Posted: 31/03/2016

NEWS
Canada’s audit regulator reports overall inconsistency in quality of public company audits in 2015

​Canada’s audit regulator reports overall inconsistency in quality of public company audits in 2015.

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Posted: 31/03/2016

CPAB
CPAB 2015 Annual Report

​​CPAB releases 2015 Annual Report.

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Posted: 31/03/2016

PUBLICATION
Audit Committee Oversight of IT Risk

​Audit committee concerns related to IT risks and the role the external auditor and others could play in assisting the audit committee.

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Posted: 31/03/2016

PUBLICATION
Transparency into the Audit – Enhanced Auditor Reporting and Audit Committee Reporting

​A discussion about two initiatives increasing transparency into the audit process -  Enhanced Auditor Reporting and Audit Committee Reporting.

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Posted: 31/03/2016

PUBLICATION
Transparency into the Audit – Audit Quality Indicators and Transparency Reporting

​A discussion about two initiatives increasing transparency into the audit process - Audit Quality Indicators and Transparency Reporting.

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Posted: 31/03/2016

NEWS
CPAB’s Response to the proposed framework for developing Canadian Independence Standards

CPAB’s response to the consultation paper “A framework for the Canadian Independence Standards” issued by the Independence Task Force.​

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Posted: 25/02/2016

NEWS
Supplemental CPAB Response on Auditor Reporting

​CPAB’s supplemental response to the Invitation to Comment on the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AASB)’s “Implementation considerations for New Auditor Reporting Standards”.

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Posted: 24/02/2016

NEWS
CPAB’s Response to the Exposure Draft on The Auditor’s Responsibility Relating to Other Information

​CPAB’s response to the Exposure Draft on the “The Auditor’s Responsibility Relating to Other Information: Canadian Amendments”.

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Posted: 24/02/2016

NEWS
CPAB’s Response to the Canadian AASB’s Invitation to Comment on Auditor Reporting
CPAB’s response to the Invitation to Comment on the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AASB)’s “Implementation considerations for New Auditor Reporting Standards”.
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Posted: 22/02/2016

NEWS
CPAB’s Response to the Canadian AASB’s Draft Strategic Plan for 2016-2021

​CPAB’s response to the Invitation to Comment on the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AASB)’s “Draft Strategic Plan for 2016-2021”.

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Posted: 18/02/2016

CPAB
CPAB 2016-2018 Strategic Plan

CPAB releases it’s 2016-2018 Strategic Plan; looking to address the more systemic barriers to audit quality.​

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Posted: 16/12/2015

NEWS
2015 Stakeholder Survey

​CPAB’s 2015 Stakeholder Survey Summary of Results.

Posted: 04/12/2015

PUBLICATION
Access to Foreign Jurisdictions (2015)

​Foreign Jurisdictions where CPAB is unable to access Working Papers.

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Posted: 02/12/2015

NEWS
CPAB 2015 Big Four Public Report says audit quality inconsistent across firms

CPAB 2015 Big Four Public Report says audit quality inconsistent across firms.

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Posted: 30/11/2015

REPORT
CPAB 2015 Big Four Public Report

​CPAB releases 2015 Big Four firm public inspections report.

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Posted: 30/11/2015

REPORT
CPAB 2015 Big Four Public Report: Highlights for Audit Committees

​CPAB 2015 Big Four Public Report: Highlights for Audit Committees.

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Posted: 30/11/2015

NEWS
Industry Insights - Mining

​Part of CPAB’s Industry Insight series for audit committees, an overview of common areas of focus for an audit of a company operating in the mining industry.

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Posted: 27/11/2015

NEWS
Industry Insights - Banking

​Part of CPAB’s Industry Insight series for audit committees, an overview of common areas of focus for an audit of a company operating in the banking industry.

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Posted: 11/11/2015

NEWS
IFIAR Members Approve New Governance Structure

​IFIAR Members Approve New Governance Structure – Better aligned with growth in membership and strategic activity.

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Posted: 08/10/2015

NEWS
CPAB’s CEO comments on the Future of Auditing in Canada

​Brian Hunt shares his thoughts on the future of auditing at Accounting Educator’s Symposium.

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Posted: 01/10/2015

NEWS
IFIAR approves MMOU

​Strengthens international cooperation among audit regulators.

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Posted: 30/07/2015

NEWS
Thoughts on the Future of External Auditing by James Goodfellow FCPA

​Audit regulators and the profession continue to enhance the reliability of statutory auditing. But is external auditing losing its relevance?

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Posted: 15/07/2015

NEWS
IFIAR examines current trends in the audit industry

​This paper considers current trends in six key areas, with a particular focus in some areas on the global Big Four network firms.

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Posted: 15/07/2015

NEWS
International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators Appoints Brian Hunt Vice Chair

International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators Appoints Brian Hunt Vice Chair.

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Posted: 07/05/2015

PUBLICATION
Comprehensive Review of the Auditor – What Audit Committees are Saying

​CPAB speaks with audit committee chairs about observations and lessons learned on performing or planning to perform a comprehensive review.

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Posted: 02/04/2015

PUBLICATION
Industry Insights - Retail

​Part of CPAB’s Industry Insight series for audit committees, an overview of common areas of focus for an audit of a company operating in the retail industry.

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Posted: 02/04/2015

CPAB
CPAB Special Report 2015: Auditing in Foreign Jurisdictions

​CPAB special report on inspections of audits of companies with operations in foreign jurisdictions, general improvement noted.

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Posted: 31/03/2015

PUBLICATION
2014 Audit Quality Symposium Voting Results

​See how the 2014 Audit Quality Symposium participants voted on key questions relating to audit quality.

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Posted: 20/02/2015

NEWS
From Compliance to Governance : Evolution of the Audit Committee

ICD Director Journal article explores the journey of audit committees from compliance to governance.

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Posted: 28/01/2015

NEWS
CPAB enters into MOU with Switzerland's audit regulator

​CPAB enters into MOU with Switzerland's audit regulator.

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Posted: 14/10/2014

NEWS
CPAB’s Response to the IAASB’s Proposed Strategy for 2015-2019

​CPAB’s Response to the IAASB’s Proposed Strategy for 2015-2019 and the IAASB’s Proposed Work Program for 2015-2016.

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Posted: 27/06/2014

NEWS
CPAB Exchange: The Road Forward for International Auditing Standards

​CPAB’s Response to the IAASB’s Proposed Strategy for 2015-2019 and The IAASB’s Proposed Work Program for 2015-2016.

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Posted: 27/06/2014

NEWS
CPAB enters into a memorandum of understanding with the Ontario Securities Commission
CPAB enters into a memorandum of understanding with the Ontario Securities Commission
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Posted: 16/12/2013

NEWS
CPAB enters into a cooperative arrangement with the audit regulator of Germany
CPAB enters into a cooperative arrangement with the audit regulator of Germany
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Posted: 27/09/2013

NEWS
CPAB enters into MOU with France's audit regulator
CPAB enters into MOU with France's audit regulator
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Posted: 29/06/2013

PUBLICATION
Top 10 Questions Audit Committees Should Ask Their Auditors
If you sit on an audit committee, here are CPAB's top 10 questions you should ask your auditor in connection with your 2013 audit.
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Posted: 15/04/2013

CPAB
CPAB enters into MOU with Netherlands
CPAB enters into MOU with Netherlands
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Posted: 01/07/2012

CPAB
CPAB enters into co-operative arrangement with Japan
CPAB enters into co-operative arrangement with Japan
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Posted: 10/03/2012

CPAB
CPAB enters into a cooperative arrangement with Australia
CPAB enters into a cooperative arrangement with Australia
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Posted: 01/12/2011
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