All Inspections Updates

Jun. 11, 2024

A new Spotlight provides high-level observations and takeaways from conversations with more than 200 audit committee chairs that PCAOB staff held in 2023.

Inspections
May 6, 2024

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

Inspections
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

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

Inspections
Mar. 21, 2024

The PCAOB’s Office of the Investor Advocate marks a first year of progress and accomplishment.

Information for Investors
Mar. 21, 2024

Investor Bulletin: Commemorating the PCAOB’s Office of the Investor Advocate’s One-Year Anniversary

Information for Investors
Mar. 12, 2024

Investor Bulletin: Opportunity To Comment on Proposal To Protect Investors From False or Misleading Statements About PCAOB Registration and Oversight

Information for Investors
Jan. 30, 2024

A PCAOB staff report provides insights and reminders for auditors regarding potential factors contributing to high deficiency rates in broker-dealer engagements.

Inspections
Dec. 21, 2023

A new staff report provides observations from the PCAOB’s target team, a group of inspectors who focus on emerging audit risks and other topics.

Inspections
Dec. 20, 2023

In a new staff report, the PCAOB’s staff has outlined 2024 inspection priorities, with a focus on driving improvements in audit quality.

Inspections
Oct. 12, 2023

The PCAOB staff has issued a new resource to address high and increasing rates of audit deficiencies related to engagement quality reviews.

Inspections
Sep. 28, 2023

A new Spotlight publication provides highlights from conversations with more than 200 audit committee chairs that PCAOB staff held in 2022.

Audit Committees
Sep. 20, 2023

Investor Bulletin - Opportunity to Comment on Proposal to Strengthen Accountability for Contributing to an Audit Firm’s Violations

Information for Investors
Aug. 10, 2023

The PCAOB’s report on 2022 broker-dealer audits provides recommended actions to address rising deficiency rates.

Inspections
Aug. 3, 2023

The PCAOB is seeking nominations for members of its Investor Advisory Group and Standards and Emerging Issues Advisory Group.

About the PCAOB
Jul. 28, 2023

Investor Bulletin - Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Updates to PCAOB Standards Addressing the Use of Data Analytics by Auditors

Information for Investors
Jul. 25, 2023

Audits with deficiencies rose again in 2022, according to new PCAOB Staff report.

Inspections
Jul. 19, 2023

The PCAOB has enhanced its website with new ways for investors and others to find and understand information in inspection reports.

Inspections