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This communication is designed to focus your attention on current issues to assist you in more effectively performing your peer reviews and enhancing the quality of the work performed by your peer review clients. The information contained herein has not been approved by the AICPA Peer Review Board and thus does not constitute "other guidance" as defined in the AICPA Standards for Performing and Reporting on Peer Reviews.

Month/2016 Topics
   

November

 

 

 
  • Upcoming Changes approved at the September 27, 2016 Peer Review Board (PRB) Open Session
  • Peer Review Reports and Firm Representation Letter Illustrations
  • REMINDER: Peer Review Guidance Changes Effective January 2017
  • Not Documented, Not Done
  • Recent Inherent Risk Assessment Clarifications to Engagement Checklists
  • New Peer Reviewer Training Courses
  • Upcoming Peer Review Webcast
  • August Reviewer Alert Edit
  • AICPA Releases Free Resource - Competency Framework: Assurance Services
   

October

 

    • Upcoming Changes approved at the September 27, 2016 Peer Review Board (PRB) Open Session
    • REMINDER: Peer Review Guidance Changes Effective January 2017
    • New Course on Quality Control-A Firm’s System of Quality Control
    • Update on Audits Subject to Government Auditing Standards and Single Audit

    • Regulatory Developments Related to Certain Offerings Exempt from SEC Registration

    • AICPA Enhancing Audit Quality Initiative, Highlights and Progress 2016

    • 2016 PRB Annual Oversight Report

    • Bundle & Save on the Advanced Auditing for Defined Contribution Retirement Plans Course + Exam

    • Peer Review Conference Case Solutions

       

       

     September

    • Free AICPA Resources on Quality: Revised Quality Control Practice Aid
      and 7 Key Facts on the FASB's Revenue Recognition Standard
       

     August

    • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
    • Additional SSARS 21 Considerations - Reporting and Engagement Letters
    • Examples of Matters in Peer Review
    • Frequent Violations in Ethics Investigations
    • Peer Review Conference Evaluation and CPE Transcript
    • Quality Resources for Firms
       

    July 

    • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
    • Q&A: Quality Control Considerations for System Reviews
    • Peer Review Conference Tip
       



    June

     

     

     

    • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
    • Quality Control Policies and Procedures Documentation for Firms
    • Exposure Draft - Allowing Firms with No AICPA Members to Enroll in the AICPA Peer Review Program
    • Spotlight on Audits Subject to Government Auditing Standards and Single Audit
    • Additional Reviewer Ongoing Training Option
    • Peer Review Conference
       

    May

     

    • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
    • Update regarding Technical Reviewer and RAB Training
    • SEC Independence
    • Summary of Recent PCAOB Staff Inspection Briefs
    • Update on Quality Control Materials (QCM) Reports Used in Peer Reviews
    • Upcoming Events
       

     April

    • PRPM to Remain on Peer Review Website, including Team/Review Captain Packages
    • Reviewer Training Update: Upcoming Offerings
    • Lessons Learned from Enhanced Oversight - Audit Documentation
    • Department of Labor (DOL) Communications to Firms
    • Upcoming Events
       

     February

    • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)?
    • Evolution of Peer Review Administration
    • Upcoming Events: Save the Date for the 2016 Peer Review Conference
       

     January

    • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
    • More News on the PRPM Transition to OPL
    • Reminder: Comments due on Exposure Draft by 1/31/16
    • Becoming an AICPA Peer Review Team or Review Captain - Pilot Testers Needed
    • Procedure for Submitting a Request for an Exception to the Reviewer Qualifications
    • Upcoming Events: 2016 Peer Review Conference
       

     
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