PCAOB Protects: Engaging With Investors

Engaging with investors is a critical part of how the PCAOB fulfills its investor-protection mission. We invite investors to check out our investor-focused resources, sign up for our investor updates, and reach out directly to our Office of the Investor Advocate. 

Investor protection lies at the heart of the PCAOB’s statutory mission. We accomplish that mission by promoting high-quality audits through our standard-setting, inspections, and enforcement programs. As part of our mission, we also aim to provide relevant information to investors and to engage with them on PCAOB activities that may be of interest.  

The Office of Investor Advocate

The Office of the Investor Advocate was established to help the PCAOB Board incorporate investors’ perspectives in the PCAOB regulatory agenda and enhance the PCAOB's engagement with investors and investor advocates.

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Investor Bulletin: What Is the PCAOB’s Office of the Investor Advocate?

The PCAOB’s Office of the Investor Advocate is led by the PCAOB Investor Advocate to ensure that investors’ voices are heard at the highest level of the organization. The office enhances the PCAOB's engagement with investors and investor advocates and helps to incorporate their perspectives into the PCAOB’s activities. 

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Investor Advisory Group

The Investor Advisory Group (IAG) has been established by the PCAOB to advise on matters concerning the PCAOB's mission, including investors' perspectives on key areas of concern and potential emerging issues related to the PCAOB's oversight activities.

Investor Advisory Group

AuditorSearch

Through AuditorSearch, investors may access the names of engagement partners and other accounting firms participating in audits of U.S. public companies by searching the database or downloading the entire data set.

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Recent Updates

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Apr. 11, 2024

The PCAOB has released its 2023 Annual Report, which summarizes its operations and financial results from last year.

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Apr. 10, 2024

The PCAOB has imposed $2 million in fines on Deloitte Indonesia and Deloitte Philippines and barred Deloitte Philippines’ former National Professional Practice Director.

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