PCAOB Staff Provides Reminders for Audits Nearing Completion in Light of COVID-19

Washington, Apr. 2, 2020

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) today released a staff Spotlight document, COVID-19: Reminders for Audits Nearing Completion, to provide important reminders to auditors of issuers and broker-dealers for audits nearing completion.

"The COVID-19 crisis is having a significant impact on investors, issuers, and auditors alike," said Chairman William D. Duhnke III. "This Spotlight is intended as a reminder that adherence to our standards takes on added importance as investors depend now, more than ever, on the integrity of financial statements."

To learn more about the PCAOB's response to COVID-19, please visit our resource page on our website. We will continue to closely monitor the evolving situation. If you have questions, comments, or concerns to share with us, please visit our Contact Us page to find the relevant PCAOB contact information.