Auditor independence and audit evidence added to PCAOB agenda

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Sep 08, 2020

On September 8, 2020, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) updated its research and standard-setting agenda, reiterating its ongoing efforts to increase transparency and provide more timely and relevant information to stakeholders.

The PCAOB made the following changes to its agenda:

  1. Added auditor independence to the standard-setting agenda
  2. Added audit evidence to the research agenda
  3. Removed going concern from the standard-setting agenda
  4. Removed other information and Noncompliance with laws and regulations from the research agenda

Review the the projects on the PCAOB's website and a summary on Audit Analytics' website.

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