PCAOB Announces 2021 Forum for Auditors of Small Businesses and Broker-Dealers

Washington, Sep. 20, 2021

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) today announced information regarding its 2021 Forum for Auditors of Small Businesses and Broker-Dealers. This year’s forum will be pre-recorded, and the content will be accessible via the PCAOB website beginning Wednesday, October 20, 2021.

“Engaging with auditors of small businesses and broker-dealers through this forum remains an important part of the PCAOB’s outreach,” said PCAOB Acting Chairperson Duane M. DesParte. “We look forward to providing timely resources and updates to promote improvements in the quality of audits of small businesses and broker-dealers.”

The recordings will include presentations by PCAOB staff from the Office of the Chief Auditor, the Division of Registration and Inspections, and the Division of Enforcement and Investigations. Additionally, there will be a presentation from staff of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Please note: Continuing professional education (CPE) credits will not be available for viewers of this year’s recordings.

Potential viewers are encouraged to submit forum-related questions or other input in advance to [email protected].


About the PCAOB

The PCAOB is a nonprofit corporation established by Congress to oversee the audits of public companies in order to protect investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, accurate, and independent audit reports. The PCAOB also oversees the audits of brokers and dealers, including compliance reports filed pursuant to federal securities laws.


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