Audit Committee Effectiveness Center

    A key element in the corporate governance process of any organization is its audit committee. The battle for financial statement integrity and reliability depends on balancing the pressures of multiple stakeholders, including management, regulators, investors and the public interest. We present the guidance and tools to make audit committee best practices actionable.

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    AICPA Audit Committee Toolkits  

    The audit committee toolkits are designed to make audit committee best practices actionable for audit committees of public companies, private companies, not-for-profit organizations, and government entities.

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    Product ImageAICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments

    December 08-10, 2014  Washington, DC

    Essential guidance for SEC-reporting entities and their auditors at the most comprehensive SEC update of the year.

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    Investment Companies Industry Developments - Audit Risk Alert 2013/14

    This 2013/14 edition highlights important regulatory developments, industry trends, and newly issued accounting pronouncements that will affect current year investment company audits.


    General Audit Risk Alert

    This important tool contains a summary of all recent auditing and accounting pronouncements, and will help you identify the significant risks that may result in the material misstatement of financial statements. It is a valuable resource for both auditors and an entity’s internal management.

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