PCAOB Response to COVID-19

On March 23 the Board provided audit firms the opportunity to avail themselves of a 45-day relief period, in full or in part, from inspections. We expect to fully resume inspections on May 11, 2020.

On April 2 we posted a COVID-19: Reminders for Audits Nearing Completion Spotlight to provide important reminders to auditors relating to audits of issuers and broker-dealers that are nearing completion.

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The PCAOB 2019 Annual Report

The PCAOB’s 2019 Annual Report summarizes our operations and financial results from fiscal year 2019. It details, by strategic priority, key initiatives pursued by the five Board Members and our staff in 2019.

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Featured Videos

Erin Dwyer joined the PCAOB as a direct point of contact for and liaison to investors, audit committees, and preparers. Erin shares some additional information about her role and these CAMs-related resources in this short video.

Chief Auditor and Director of Professional Standards Megan Zietsman describes some of the latest resources available on CAMs ahead of the effective dates.

Recent Activities


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Recent Speeches and Statements

 

Open Board Meeting to Consider a Concept Release on Quality Control Standards (December 17)

Open Board Meeting to Consider 2020 Budget and Five-Year Strategic Plan (November 19)

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