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Who Really Does Your Audit?
A PCAOB rule would let everyone know the answer. October 12, 2011
Making Audits More Audible
New rules would require auditors to speak up about possible problems, and describe in more detail what they do and don't look at. October 1, 2011
Goodwill Shortcut Could Spark Auditor Jitters
FASB's new way to bypass numeric goodwill testing might add to the compliance costs of big, complex companies rather than curb them. September 28, 2011
What Were the Auditors Thinking?
Investors and accountants differ sharply on the possible introduction of a narrative aimed at providing a view of corporate financials –through the auditor–s eyes.– September 16, 2011
PCAOB Resurrects Audit-Firm-Rotation Debate
Investors cite concerns about auditor independence in the wake of the financial crisis. August 19, 2011
"We See Ourselves as Being on the Move"
Stephen Chipman, the CEO of Grant Thornton, talks about the firm's attempt to stick to its knitting and the nation's quest for a more rational financial reporting system and tax code. August 10, 2011
PCAOB Penalizes E&Y Auditors for Altering Papers
The case highlights a part of the board few get to see. August 3, 2011
Auditors' Somewhat Raised Confidence
The number of going-concern qualifications has fallen by 4%, estimates Audit Analytics. July 25, 2011
U.S., China to Meet Next Week on Auditor Inspections
A May visit sparked optimism about China's willingness to cooperate on U.S. audits of accounting firms operating in China. July 7, 2011
My Auditor, My Whistle-blower
New rules give accounting firms' employees monetary incentive to turn clients in. June 28, 2011