external audit

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ex·ter·nal au·dit

(eks-tĕr'năl aw'dit)
A verification of health care records by someone outside the organization to be sure that the health care facility is maintaining professional standards.
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Some lawmakers and others have called for an outside audit of the school system and its contractual relationships.
In addition to requiring a financial investment, an outside audit will call for you and your employees to invest a substantial amount of time and energy toward its completion.
In addition, Sadanobu Tobe and Masayuki Kobayashi are executive directors, Yasuyaki Hirotomi, Tadaaki Kounose and Yukio Matsutani are outside directors, Takaharu Imai is standing audit & supervisory board member, and Norikazu Yahagi, Hiroshi Sugawara and Yoko Wachi are outside audit & supervisory board members.
These accounts were all reviewed by Nutmeg's outside audit firm, which gave Nutmeg clean and unqualified audit and determined Nutmeg was in full compliance with GAAP," Escalera said.
An outside audit can help a company define best industry practices, ensuring those practices are talked about, defined and rewarded.
Commissioners debated contracting with an outside audit firm as recently as last year, but held off amid disagreements over what an auditor should do.
This is awarded only to organizations that have undergone an outside audit that proves they have established internal controls that meet PRISM's control objectives that promote information privacy.
WORCESTER -- In a review of eight major programs with federal expenditures totaling $44 million, an outside audit done for the city found more than $2.
Replying to another question, he said "the Cypriot government agreed to accept an outside audit of its banking sector to ensure it complies with international money laundering standards as a condition to receiving its long-delayed bailout".
But he drew the line at forcing losses on uninsured bank depositors and is resisting the detailed terms of other potential bailout conditions, including the execution of a sweeping privatisation programme and an outside audit on money laundering.
When Zurek recalled the spokesperson for Priests for Life to his home diocese in September 2011, the bishop cited concerns about PFL's finances, which, according to an outside audit posted on the organization's website, reflected a $1.