At September 19 Open Meeting, PCAOB to Consider Proposed Changes to Board Rule on Contributory Liability for Firm Violations

Washington, DC, Sep. 14, 2023

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) will hold an open meeting on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. ET.

At the meeting, the Board will consider issuing for public comment a proposal to amend PCAOB Rule 3502, Responsibility Not to Knowingly or Recklessly Contribute to Violations. The rule governs the liability of associated persons who contribute to a registered public accounting firm’s primary violation of the laws, rules, and standards that Congress has charged the Board with enforcing.

The public may join the meeting in watch-only or listen-only mode using the following information.

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A recording will be made publicly available on our website following the meeting.


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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