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Staff Publications

The PCAOB publishes reports, white papers, and other documents to provide information to our stakeholders, including a Spotlight series that highlights timely and relevant observations for auditors and others. 


Recent Updates

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Apr. 25, 2023

A new PCAOB staff Spotlight reminds auditors that professional competence and skepticism are essential to quality audits.

Apr. 19, 2023

A new PCAOB staff report provides insights on audits of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and de-SPAC transactions.