Speeches & Statements

Public statements and speeches by PCAOB Board members and staff are listed below. To stay up to date on all PCAOB activities, subscribe to our PCAOB Email Updates.

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Statement Regarding the PCAOB’s Revised Research and Standard-Setting Agendas: Reducing Credibility, Accountability and Confidence in the Financial Reporting Processhttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Brown-Statement-Regarding-PCAOBs-Revised-Research-Standard-Setting-Agendas.aspxStatement Regarding the PCAOB’s Revised Research and Standard-Setting Agendas: Reducing Credibility, Accountability and Confidence in the Financial Reporting Process10/13/2020 4:00:00 AMJ. Robert Brown, Jr., Board Member
A Story that Will Not Tell Itself: The PCAOB’s Role in the Protection of Customers of Broker-Dealershttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Story-Will-Not-Tell-Itself-PCAOBs-Role-Protection-Customers-Broker-Dealers.aspxA Story that Will Not Tell Itself: The PCAOB’s Role in the Protection of Customers of Broker-Dealers10/7/2020 4:00:00 AMJ. Robert Brown, Jr., Board MemberNorth American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA)Virtual
Maintaining Investor Trust: Independent Oversight in the System of Quality Controlhttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Brown-Maintaining-Investor-Trust-Independent-Oversight-System-Quality-Control.aspxMaintaining Investor Trust: Independent Oversight in the System of Quality Control9/17/2020 4:00:00 AMJ. Robert Brown, Jr., Board MemberMassachusetts Public Employee Retirement Administration CommissionVirtual
Seeing Through the Regulatory Looking Glass: PCAOB Inspection Reportshttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Brown-Seeing-Through-Regulatory-Looking-Glass-PCAOB-Inspection-Reports.aspxSeeing Through the Regulatory Looking Glass: PCAOB Inspection Reports7/23/2020 4:00:00 AMJ. Robert Brown, Jr., Board MemberCFA Institute’s Corporate Disclosure Policy Council and Capital Markets Policy CouncilVirtual
Emerging Market Investments Entail Significant Disclosure, Financial Reporting and Other Risks; Remedies are Limitedhttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/emerging-market-investments-entail-significant-disclosure-financial-reporting-other-risks-remedies-are-limited.aspxEmerging Market Investments Entail Significant Disclosure, Financial Reporting and Other Risks; Remedies are Limited4/21/2020 4:00:00 AMWilliam D. Duhnke, Chairman
Statement to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Regarding the PCAOB’s 2019-2023 Strategic Plan and 2020 Budgethttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Statement-US-Securities-Exchange-Commission-regarding-PCAOBs-strategic-plan-budget.aspxStatement to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Regarding the PCAOB’s 2019-2023 Strategic Plan and 2020 Budget12/18/2019 5:00:00 AMWilliam D. Duhnke, ChairmanSEC Open Meeting on the PCAOB BudgetWashington, DC
Statement on Concept Release on Potential Approach to Revisions to PCAOB Quality Control Standardshttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Kaiser-statement-concept-release-potential-approach-PCAOB-quality-control-standards.aspxStatement on Concept Release on Potential Approach to Revisions to PCAOB Quality Control Standards12/17/2019 5:00:00 AMJames G. Kaiser, Board MemberPCAOB Open Board MeetingWashington
Statement on Concept Release on Potential Approach to Revisions to PCAOB Quality Control Standardshttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Jurata-statement-concept-release-potential-approach-revisions-PCAOB-quality-control-standards.aspxStatement on Concept Release on Potential Approach to Revisions to PCAOB Quality Control Standards12/17/2019 5:00:00 AMRebekah Goshorn Jurata, Board MemberPCAOB Open MeetingWashington
Statement on Concept Release for Potential Approach to Revisions to PCAOB Quality Control Standardshttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Duhnke-statement-concept-release-potential-approach-PCAOB-quality-control-standards.aspxStatement on Concept Release for Potential Approach to Revisions to PCAOB Quality Control Standards12/17/2019 5:00:00 AMWilliam D. Duhnke, ChairmanPCAOB Open Board MeetingWashington
Statement on Concept Release for Potential Approach to Revisions to PCAOB Quality Control Standards: The Role of Investors and the Public in the Revisions to PCAOB Quality Control Standardshttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Brown-statement-concept-release-potential-approach-PCAOB-quality-control-standards.aspxStatement on Concept Release for Potential Approach to Revisions to PCAOB Quality Control Standards: The Role of Investors and the Public in the Revisions to PCAOB Quality Control Standards12/17/2019 5:00:00 AMJ. Robert Brown, Jr., Board MemberPCAOB Open Board MeetingWashington
Statement on Concept Release for Potential Approach to Revisions to PCAOB Quality Control Standardshttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/DesParte-statement-concept-release-potential-approach-PCAOB-quality-control-standards.aspxStatement on Concept Release for Potential Approach to Revisions to PCAOB Quality Control Standards12/17/2019 5:00:00 AMDuane M. DesParte, Board MemberPCAOB Open Board MeetingWashington
Keynote Speech at Baruch College's 14th Annual Audit Conferencehttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Duhnke-Keynote-Speech-Baruch-College-14th-Annual-Audit-Conference.aspxKeynote Speech at Baruch College's 14th Annual Audit Conference12/3/2019 5:00:00 AMWilliam D. Duhnke, Chairman14th Annual Audit Conference – Baruch CollegeNew York, NY
Statement on the PCAOB 2019-2023 Strategic Plan and 2020 Budgethttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Jurata-statement-2019-2023-strategic-plan-2020-budget.aspxStatement on the PCAOB 2019-2023 Strategic Plan and 2020 Budget11/19/2019 5:00:00 AMRebekah Goshorn Jurata, Board MemberPCAOB Open Board MeetingWashington
Statement on the PCAOB 2019-2023 Strategic Plan and 2020 Budgethttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/DesParte-statement-2019-2023-strategic-plan-2020-budget.aspxStatement on the PCAOB 2019-2023 Strategic Plan and 2020 Budget11/19/2019 5:00:00 AMDuane M. DesParte, Board MemberPCAOB Open Board MeetingWashington
Statement on the PCAOB 2019-2023 Strategic Plan and 2020 Budgethttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Brown-statement-2019-2023-strategic-plan-2020-budget.aspxStatement on the PCAOB 2019-2023 Strategic Plan and 2020 Budget11/19/2019 5:00:00 AMJ. Robert Brown, Jr., Board MemberPCAOB Open Board MeetingWashington
Statement on the PCAOB 2019-2023 Strategic Plan and 2020 Budgethttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Duhnke-statement-2019-2023-strategic-plan-2020-budget.aspxStatement on the PCAOB 2019-2023 Strategic Plan and 2020 Budget11/19/2019 5:00:00 AMWilliam D. Duhnke, ChairmanPCAOB Open Board MeetingWashington
Statement on the PCAOB 2019-2023 Strategic Plan and 2020 Budgethttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Kaiser-statement-2019-2023-strategic-plan-2020-budget.aspxStatement on the PCAOB 2019-2023 Strategic Plan and 2020 Budget11/19/2019 5:00:00 AMJames G. Kaiser, Board MemberPCAOB Open Board MeetingWashington
Preventing Audit Extinctionhttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Preventing-Audit-Extinction.aspxPreventing Audit Extinction10/24/2019 4:00:00 AMJ. Robert Brown, Jr., Board MemberData Amplified 2019 ConferenceShanghai, China
Facilitating Investor Participation at the Standard-Setting Tablehttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/brown-facilitating-investor-participation-standard-setting-table.aspxFacilitating Investor Participation at the Standard-Setting Table10/21/2019 4:00:00 AMJ. Robert Brown, Jr., Board MemberPublic Pension Financial ForumSalt Lake City, Utah
"Keep Calm and Carry On": The Role of Regulators in Cybersecurity and Resiliencyhttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Hamm-Cybersecurity-Resiliency-Role-Financial-Regulators.aspx"Keep Calm and Carry On": The Role of Regulators in Cybersecurity and Resiliency10/3/2019 4:00:00 AMKathleen M. Hamm, Board MemberProgram on International Financial Systems Technology and Capital Market Regulation ConferenceTokyo, Japan
Audit Committees, Audit Quality, and Investor Protectionhttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Brown-Audit-Committees-Audit-Quality-Investor-Protection.aspxAudit Committees, Audit Quality, and Investor Protection9/27/2019 4:00:00 AMJ. Robert Brown, Jr., Board MemberCommissione Nazionale per le Società e la BorsaRome, Italy
Grading the PCAOB: Transparency, Accountability and Investor Protectionhttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Brown-Grading-the-PCAOB-Transparency,-Accountability-and-Investor-Protection.aspxGrading the PCAOB: Transparency, Accountability and Investor Protection9/17/2019 4:00:00 AMJ. Robert Brown, Jr., Board MemberFall Conference of the Council of Institutional InvestorsMinneapolis, MN
Cybersecurity: A Holistic Approachhttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Hamm-Cybersecurity-Holistic-Approach.aspxCybersecurity: A Holistic Approach9/16/2019 4:00:00 AMKathleen M. Hamm, Board MemberMoody’s Big Picture Speaker SeriesNew York, New York
Improving Audit Quality through a Renewed Focus on Quality Controlhttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/DesParte-Improving-Audit-Quality-through-a-Renewed-Focus-on-Quality-Control.aspxImproving Audit Quality through a Renewed Focus on Quality Control9/12/2019 4:00:00 AMDuane M. DesParte, Board MemberUniversity of Illinois Gies College of Business Accountancy Lyceum SeriesUrbana-Champaign, Illinois
Issuer Disclosure in Settled Enforcement Actions at the PCAOBhttps://pcaobus.org/News/Speech/Pages/Brown-Issuer-Disclosure-in-Settled-Enforcement-Actions-at-the-PCAOB.aspxIssuer Disclosure in Settled Enforcement Actions at the PCAOB9/6/2019 4:00:00 AMJ. Robert Brown, Jr., Board MemberCFA Institute’s Corporate Disclosure Policy Council Washington, DC