All Inspections Updates
Mar. 8, 2023
Investor Advisory: Exercise caution with third-party verification/proof of reserve reports.
Information for Investors
Feb. 2, 2023
The PCAOB expects firms to remedy quality control deficiencies. Read our staff report to learn more.
Dec. 23, 2022
PCAOB Chair Erica Y. Williams applauds congressional action to shorten the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act’s timeline.
Dec. 8, 2022
Audits with deficiencies increased in 2021, according to a new PCAOB staff report.
Aug. 31, 2022
The PCAOB provides 2021 observations from the target team, a group of inspectors who focus on emerging audit risks and topics.
Aug. 19, 2022
The PCAOB issues annual report on inspections of broker-dealer audits.
Aug. 17, 2022
The PCAOB releases 2022 audit committee resource.
Jun. 30, 2022
PCAOB issues Spotlight providing staff overview for planned 2022 inspections.
Mar. 24, 2022
PCAOB shares perspective from 2021 conversations with audit committee chairs.
Mar. 21, 2022
PCAOB releases Spotlight on the use of a service provider in the confirmation process.
Dec. 16, 2021
PCAOB makes HFCAA determinations regarding mainland China and Hong Kong.
Oct. 20, 2021
PCAOB posts new resources for auditors of small businesses and broker-dealers.
Broker-Dealers & Small Businesses
Oct. 18, 2021
PCAOB provides preview of 2020 inspection observations.
Sep. 22, 2021
PCAOB adopted a new rule related to the PCAOB’s responsibilities under the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act (HFCAA).
Aug. 19, 2021
PCAOB issues annual report on broker-dealer audits.
Apr. 6, 2021
PCAOB provides audit committee resource on 2021 inspections.
Audit Committees & Inspections
Apr. 6, 2021
PCAOB issues Spotlight providing staff outlook for 2021 inspections.
Feb. 3, 2021
PCAOB posts 17 new inspection reports and two expanded reports.
Feb. 2, 2021
PCAOB posts 12 new inspection reports for annually inspected firms.
Dec. 2, 2020
PCAOB issues COVID-19 Spotlight and provides insights and reminders for auditors.