Auditing in China

Drew Bernstein of Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk discusses the challenges and benefits of auditing companies in China in this video.


PCAOB Warns Auditors against Improperly Altering Documents

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has published an alert describing concerns from the PCAOB staff about auditors improperly altering audit documentation in connection with a PCAOB inspection or investigation.


PCAOB Previews Audit Firm Inspection Results

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board released two preliminary reports Tuesday offering previews of its 2015 inspections of firms that audit publicly traded companies and broker-dealers.


AICPA Debuts Benefit Plan Audit and Single Audit Certificate Programs

The American Institute of CPAs has begun offering intermediate and advanced certificates to CPAs who perform “single audits” of governmental entities and grantees and audits of employee benefit plans.


The Challenges of Auditing Abroad

Drew Bernstein of Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk explains the challenges of auditing in emerging markets like China.


PCAOB Votes to Propose New Rules on Audit Firms' Use of Other Firms

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has voted to propose amending the auditing standards on an audit firm’s use of other audit firms and to propose a new auditing standard.


IIA Opens Specialty Center for EHS Auditors

The Institute of Internal Auditors has introduced an Environmental, Health & Safety Audit Center to highlight the growing role of EHS auditors in corporate governance.


PCAOB Mulls New Requirements for Auditor’s Use of Other Auditors

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board is considering proposing new requirements for an auditor’s use of other auditors.


PCAOB Re-examines Engagement Quality Review Standard

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board is conducting a post-implementation review of its Engagement Quality Review standard and is looking for feedback on the effectiveness of the 2009 standard.


AICPA Issues New Interpretation of Auditor Reports

The American Institute of CPAs’ Auditing Standards Board has issued a new auditing interpretation on audit reports.