All Updates and News Releases

May 24, 2022

PCAOB sanctions former BF Borgers audit director for violating PCAOB rules and standards in four audits of three public companies.

Enforcement
May 11, 2022

PCAOB sanctions audit firm and three partners for violating PCAOB standards related to audits and examinations of a broker-dealer over multiple years.

Enforcement
May 9, 2022

PCAOB announces members of new advisory groups, sets dates for first meetings.

About the PCAOB
May 4, 2022

PCAOB updates standard-setting and research agendas.

Standards
Apr. 19, 2022

PCAOB sanctions two registered public accounting firms for improper use of unregistered firms.

Enforcement
Apr. 19, 2022

Jackie Cottrell to depart as Director of the PCAOB’s Office of External Affairs.

About the PCAOB
Apr. 14, 2022

PCAOB issues 2021 Annual Report.

About the PCAOB
Apr. 12, 2022

PCAOB requests comment on the impact of auditing requirements related to estimates and specialists.

Standards
Apr. 5, 2022

PCAOB sanctions former KPMG Vice Chair of Audit for failure reasonably to supervise, imposing largest individual penalty ever in a settled proceeding.

Enforcement
Mar. 31, 2022

PCAOB highlights key considerations for auditors related to the invasion of Ukraine.

International
Mar. 29, 2022

PCAOB approves charters for two new advisory groups.

About the PCAOB
Mar. 28, 2022

Karen B. Dietrich named the Director of the Office of International Affairs for the PCAOB.

About the PCAOB
Mar. 24, 2022

PCAOB shares perspective from 2021 conversations with audit committee chairs.

Audit Committees
Mar. 23, 2022

The PCAOB will hold an open meeting on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. ET to consider adoption of charters for new advisory groups.

About the PCAOB
Mar. 21, 2022

PCAOB releases Spotlight on the use of a service provider in the confirmation process.

Inspections
Mar. 7, 2022

Omid Harraf named Chief of Staff for the PCAOB.

About the PCAOB
Jan. 31, 2022

The PCAOB announced the creation of two new advisory groups—the Investor Advisory Group (IAG) and the Standards and Emerging Issues Advisory Group (SEIAG). The PCAOB is seeking public comment on their structure as well as nominations for these two groups.

About the PCAOB
Jan. 10, 2022

Erica Y. Williams sworn in as PCAOB Chair.

About the PCAOB
Jan. 3, 2022

Anthony C. Thompson sworn in as a PCAOB Board member.

About the PCAOB
Dec. 17, 2021

The PCAOB released updates to its Staff Guidance on Form AP and Related Voluntary Audit Report Disclosure Under AS 3101.

Standards