PCAOB Investor Advisory Group to Meet November 8

Agenda includes draft strategic plan, QC standards, auditor’s report, and AuditorSearch

Washington, D.C., Oct. 23, 2018

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board today announced that the Investor Advisory Group will meet on Thursday, November 8, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

The meeting agenda will begin with a discussion on the implementation of the goals and priorities of the draft 2018-2022 strategic plan. Members later will talk about potential improvement in quality control standards, and their experiences with, and understanding of, the new auditor’s reporting model, and the AuditorSearch database. 

“The views and advice of IAG members are integral to our ability to fulfill our mission,“ said Jay Brown, IAG chair and PCAOB Board member. “We are looking forward to the discussion.”

The meeting will be open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.  There will be breakout sessions in the afternoon from 1:30 to 3 p.m., which will be closed to the public. Summaries of the breakout session discussions will be presented when the public meeting resumes at 3:30 p.m. The meeting is expected to conclude at 4:30 p.m.

View the full agenda.

The IAG meeting will be held at PCAOB headquarters, 1666 K Street NW, Washington, DC. The public portions of the meeting will be streamed live on the PCAOB website, and a recording will be available afterward.

All interested persons may attend the public portions of the meeting or listen to the webcast.

The Board relies on the IAG to provide advice and insight on matters the PCAOB may face in fulfilling its mission to protect investors under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

More information is available on the Investor Advisory Group page on the PCAOB website.