[The following footnote was effective for interim periods within fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2002. It was amended, effective for audits of fiscal years beginning on or after December 15, 2012. See PCAOB Release No. 2012-004.

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6 See Statement on Quality Control Standards (SQCS) No. 2, System of Quality Control for a CPA Firm's Accounting and Auditing Practice, as amended, paragraph 16 [QC section 20.16].