October 3, 2022

The PCAOB Is Sorry for the Mess

With PwC CAKEgate in the rearviewmirror, the PCAOB appears to have taken a look around and decided it wants to tidy up a bit by shuffling around its auditing standards. Naturally, Doty & Co. like to run things by everyone first…everyone who has an opinion anyway:

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has scheduled an open meeting for 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, to consider issuing for public comment a proposal for the reorganization of PCAOB auditing standards.
 
Under consideration is a potential framework for reorganizing the Board’s existing interim and PCAOB-issued auditing standards into a topical structure with a single integrated numbering system, along with certain implementing amendments to its rules and standards.  
 
The proposed reorganization is intended to present the standards in a logical order that generally follows the flow of how one conducts an audit. The proposed reorganization also is intended to help users navigate the standards more easily.  

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