All Auditor Updates

May 21, 2024

Imposing a $400,000 fine, the PCAOB has sanctioned MaloneBailey, LLP for pervasive quality control violations.

Enforcement
May 13, 2024

The PCAOB has adopted a new quality control standard with an integrated, risk-based approach designed to drive continuous improvement in audit quality.

Standards
May 13, 2024

To protect investors by solidifying the foundation of every audit, the PCAOB has adopted a new standard addressing general principles and responsibilities of the auditor when conducting an audit.

Standards
May 8, 2024

At a May 13 open meeting, the PCAOB will consider adopting new standards on (1) general responsibilities of the auditor in conducting an audit and (2) quality control.

Standards
May 7, 2024

The PCAOB has sanctioned three auditors for failures relating to obtaining audit evidence, exercising professional skepticism, and other violations.

Enforcement
May 6, 2024

A new PCAOB staff report highlights important auditing considerations related to commercial real estate.

Inspections
May 3, 2024

The PCAOB has announced the agenda for the May 9 meeting of its Standards and Emerging Issues Advisory Group.

About the PCAOB
May 2, 2024

On June 5, 2024, Board Member George R. Botic will host a PCAOB forum in Los Angeles for auditors of small businesses and broker-dealers.

About the PCAOB
Apr. 30, 2024

A new PCAOB staff report shares observations on how root cause analysis can drive audit quality.

Inspections
Apr. 29, 2024

Investor Advisory: PCAOB Investor Advisory Group Requests Public Submit Examples of Critical or Key Audit Matters

Information for Investors
Apr. 26, 2024

Investor Bulletin: Opportunity To Comment on Proposals To Enhance Transparency Into Audits and Audit Firms

Information for Investors
Apr. 18, 2024

The PCAOB has announced the agenda for the April 24 meeting of its Investor Advisory Group.

About the PCAOB
Apr. 18, 2024

A new PCAOB staff report shares observations that can help auditors properly test information produced by companies and external sources.

Inspections
Apr. 17, 2024

The PCAOB has announced a series of in-person forums on auditing in the small business environment and on auditing broker-dealers, starting in Chicago on May 22, 2024.

About the PCAOB
Apr. 10, 2024

The PCAOB has imposed $2 million in fines on Deloitte Indonesia and Deloitte Philippines and barred Deloitte Philippines’ former National Professional Practice Director.

Enforcement
Apr. 10, 2024

The PCAOB has imposed a record $25 million fine on KPMG Netherlands and permanently barred its former Head of Assurance.

Enforcement
Apr. 10, 2024

Read Chair Williams’ remarks from press conference announcing $25 million fine on KPMG Netherlands and $2 million in fines against Deloitte Indonesia and Deloitte Philippines.

Enforcement
Apr. 9, 2024

The PCAOB has issued two proposals to (1) standardize disclosure of firm and engagement metrics and (2) modernize the PCAOB’s reporting framework.

Standards
Apr. 9, 2024

The PCAOB has sanctioned a Singapore firm for quality control violations.

Enforcement
Apr. 4, 2024

The PCAOB will hold an open meeting on Apr. 9, 2024, to consider proposals regarding (1) firm and engagement metrics and (2) firm reporting.

Standards