Board Announces April 2 PCAOB Standing Advisory Group Meeting

Washington, D.C., Mar. 18, 2009

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board announced today a meeting of its Standing Advisory Group scheduled for Thursday, April 2, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the National Association of Home Builders, 1201 15th Street NW, Washington, DC.

The advisory group will engage in a panel discussion regarding the auditor's consideration of an entity's ability to continue as a going concern. In addition, the meeting will include a discussion on audit confirmations and a discussion on the Board's proposed auditing standard on engagement quality review. The Board also will solicit input from the advisory group in a discussion on emerging issues.

The agenda for this meeting can be found by clicking the Event Details link in the column to the right.

The briefing papers, which will be available shortly, also will be available through the same link.

The meeting is open to the public and will be Webcast on the Board's Web site.

The Board has scheduled another Standing Advisory Group meeting for October 14-15, 2009. The agenda and meeting logistics will be announced closer to the meeting date.