PCAOB Issues Staff Overview for Planned 2022 Inspections

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Jun 30, 2022

On June 30, 2022, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) released a new Spotlight publication, “Staff Overview for Planned 2022 Inspections.”

A reference point for audit committee members, auditors, investors, and others, this publication highlights the following selected areas of planned 2022 inspections:

  • Fraud and other risks
  • IPOs and M&A activity
  • Audit firms’ execution challenges
  • Broker-dealer-specific considerations
  • Independence
  • Use of service providers in the confirmation process
  • Critical audit matters
  • Audit areas with continued deficiencies        
  • Firms’ quality control systems
  • Technology

Review the publication on the PCAOB's website.

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