volume 32, issue 1, P90-108 2017
DOI: 10.1108/maj-01-2016-1299
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Phuong Thi Nguyen, Michael Kend

Abstract: Purpose Over the past 20 years, external auditing activities and practices in Vietnam have developed quickly. An important milestone is the first Law on External Audit No. 67/2011/QH12 which has been passed by the National Assembly of Vietnam on 29 March 2011. The purpose of this paper is to understand the perceived motivations in regard to the introduction of the Law on External Audit, through the eyes of various key stakeholders. There has been genuine public interest concerns regarding audit quality in Vie…

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