All Updates and News Releases

Oct. 4, 2022

Following a sweep, the PCAOB sanctions four audit firms for failing to disclose who worked on audits.

Enforcement
Sep. 26, 2022

The PCAOB staff requests information and comment on application and use of the PCAOB’s interim attestation standards.

Standards
Sep. 22, 2022

PCAOB Chair Williams Delivers Remarks at CII Fall Conference

About the PCAOB
Sep. 14, 2022

Mark A. Adler to serve as Acting Director of Division of Enforcement and Investigations as Patrick Bryan is set to depart.

About the PCAOB
Sep. 13, 2022

The PCAOB sanctions firm and audit partner for noncooperation with a Board inspection.

Enforcement
Aug. 31, 2022

The PCAOB provides 2021 observations from the target team, a group of inspectors who focus on emerging audit risks and topics.

Inspections
Aug. 29, 2022

The PCAOB sanctions audit firm and two partners for improper use and reporting of unregistered firm.

Enforcement
Aug. 26, 2022

PCAOB signs agreement with Chinese authorities, taking first step toward complete access for PCAOB to select, inspect and investigate in China.

International
Aug. 19, 2022

The PCAOB issues annual report on inspections of broker-dealer audits.

Inspections
Aug. 17, 2022

The PCAOB releases 2022 audit committee resource.

Audit Committees
Aug. 16, 2022

The PCAOB sanctions KPMG Korea for violating quality control standards and sanctions two former KPMG Korea auditors for noncooperation.

Enforcement
Aug. 16, 2022

PCAOB seeks public comment on draft five-year strategic plan for protecting investors.

About the PCAOB
Aug. 11, 2022

The PCAOB will hold an open meeting on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. ET to consider releasing a draft of its five-year strategic plan for public comment.

About the PCAOB
Aug. 2, 2022

The PCAOB applauds the appointment of Board Member Anthony C. Thompson for a second term.

About the PCAOB
Jul. 28, 2022

PCAOB Chair Williams gives remarks on the 20th Anniversary of Sarbanes-Oxley Act and establishment of the PCAOB.

About the PCAOB
Jul. 14, 2022

250 students named PCAOB Scholars for the 2022-2023 academic year.

About the PCAOB
Jun. 30, 2022

PCAOB issues Spotlight providing staff overview for planned 2022 inspections.

Inspections
Jun. 22, 2022

PCAOB sanctions Robert C. Duncan Accountancy Corp. and Robert C. Duncan for violating PCAOB rules and standards.

Enforcement
Jun. 22, 2022

PCAOB sanctions engagement quality reviewer for inadequate reviews and false documentation created in advance of inspection.

Enforcement
Jun. 21, 2022

PCAOB adopts new requirements for lead auditor’s use of other auditors.

Standards