PCAOB staff provides reminders for audits nearing completion in light of COVID-19

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Apr 02, 2020

On April 2, 2020, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) released a staff Spotlight document, "COVID-19: Reminders for Audits Nearing Completion", to provide important reminders to auditors of issuers and broker-dealers for audits nearing completion.

"The COVID-19 crisis is having a significant impact on investors, issuers, and auditors alike," said Chairman William D. Duhnke III. "This Spotlight is intended as a reminder that adherence to our standards takes on added importance as investors depend now, more than ever, on the integrity of financial statements."

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