Authorization of Public Accountants

To be qualified to perform statutory audits in Norway, Public accountants/auditors must be authorized by The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway (Finanstilsynet).

State Authorized Public Accountants/auditors must have completed a masters degree in accounting and have the equivalent of three years relevant work experience.

In addition auditors must be of good repute and capable of fulfilling their obligations as they come due.

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