CPA Charged With Violating Auditing Rules
Christopher Knauth allegedly performed an audit of a public company even though his firm was not registered with the PCAOB.
PCAOB Forms Stakeholder Advisory Group
The 18-person panel will have three seats each for audit committee members or directors and financial reporting oversight personnel, including CFOs.
Audit Chairs Give 2020 Audits Mixed Reviews
In discussions with the PCAOB, audit committee chairs cited areas of auditor strengths and weaknesses.
Kaiser to Leave PCAOB; Chief Auditor to Replace Him
Megan Zietsman, chief auditor and director of professional standards of the PCAOB, will replace Jim Kaiser, who is retiring.
Anti-Trust: The Battle Over China-Based Issuers
China-based companies are still not complying with PCAOB audit inspections. Does Congress have the answer?
Audit Partner Rotation Delivers Few Benefits: Study
Studies find no significant fall-offs in reporting quality over partners’ five-year tenures and little or no evidence of the benefits of "fresh looks."
PCAOB to Consider Revising Audit Evidence Rule
The board will assess whether it should change its standard to reflect the growing use of technology-based auditing tools.
PCAOB Appoints New Director of Enforcement and Investigations
Patrick Bryan will advance the board's investigations and litigation of violations of PCAOB rules and securities regulations.
Audits Are Broken. Here’s a Radical Way to Fix Them.
A certain federal agency should take over all public company audits, suggests a former Big Four auditor and current accounting software company CEO.
SEC Names White House Aide to PCAOB
Rebekah Goshorn Jurata replaces Kathleen Hamm, a cybersecurity expert who had been seeking a second term on the board.
Marcum Fined $525K for Touting Audit Clients
The PCAOB says the firm improperly promoted clients that made presentations at investor conferences it hosted.