Save the Date: PCAOB Investor Advisory Group meeting October 20

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The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board today announced that it will hold a meeting of its Investor Advisory Group on Wednesday, October 20, 2014.

Topics that the IAG will present to the Board include:

·         The audit firm business model and incentives

·         How to improve audit quality and the relevancy of the audit

·         The relationship and role of the auditor with the audit committee

“Investors play a key role in the PCAOB’s agenda and initiatives,” said James R. Doty, PCAOB Chairman.  “The IAG annual meeting gives us an opportunity to hear directly from investors about how they think the audit can be more useful and informative.”

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In case you are free that day, the meeting will be held at Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1001 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005 from 9am – 5pm. Registration will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. It also will be available via webcast on the PCAOB website.

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