Peer Review Communications Archive Page 


     
     Issue Date    Topics  
         
     2015    
         

     December

     
    • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
    • Broker Dealer and Future Commission Merchants Resources
    • REMINDER: Exposure Draft - Improving Transparency and Effectiveness of Peer Review
    • Impact on Independence of Non-Audit Services in Audits subject to Government Auditing Standards
         

     November

     
    • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
    • Error in October 2015 Practice Aids in OPL
    • REMINDER: for Users of the AICPA Peer Review Program Manual, including Team/Review Captain Packages
    • Peer Review Considerations from the PCAOB Staff Inspection Brief
    • Documentation Retention Reminder
    • Reviewer Training and Reviewer Qualification Update
    • Upcoming Peer Review Webcasts
         

     October

     
    • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
    • AICPA Governmental Auditing Competency Framework
    • Upcoming Peer Review Webcasts
    • Reminder: Peer Review Conference Online Evaluation and CPE Certificate
         

     September

     
    • Update on Revisions to the Education Framework
    • Identifying Industries on the Online MFC Form
    • Free 90 Day Trial of PRPM on Online Professional Library (OPL)
    • TIPS for Using the PRPM in OPL to Perform a Peer Review
    • Selection of Preparation Engagements in a System Review
    • Invigorate the Focus on Quality Toolkit
    • Upcoming Peer Review Webcasts
    • Governmental Auditing Learning Resources Available on the AICPA | CIMA Competency and Learning Website
         

     August

     
    • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
    • Reminder: Peer Review Conference Online Evaluation and CPE Certificate
         

     July

     
    • Appropriate Firm Response to SEC Independence Violation on Broker Dealer Audit
    • Procedural Clarifications for Verification on Firm and Individual Licenses in an Engagement Review
    • Examples of Matters in Peer Review
    • Updates for Users of the AICPA Peer Review Program Manual, including Team/Review Captain Packages
    • Save the Dates - Webinar
         

     June

     
    • Instructions to Search the Federal Audit Clearinghouse Website
    • Reviewer Performance, Disagreements and Qualifications Changes
    • AICPA Peer Review Program Manual
    • Save the Dates - Webinars and Conference
         

     May

     
    • Recent Guidance on Disclosures of Uncertain Tax Positions
    • AICPA Peer Review Program Manual Update
    • Save the Dates - Webinars and Conference
         

     April

     
    • Update Regarding Referrals from Regulatory, Monitoring or Enforcement Bodies
    • Examples of Matters in Peer Reviews
    • Dating of Peer Review Documents
    • AICPA Peer Review Program Manual Update
    • Update on PCAOB Report on Broker Dealer Deficiencies
    • Yellow Book Independence
    • Save the Dates - Webinars and Conference
         

     March

     
    • AICPA Peer Review Program Manual Update
    • Update on Preparation Engagements and SSARS No. 21
    • Enhancing Audit Quality - Peer Review Focus Area Updates
         

     February

     
    •  Additional Information for the Review of Engagements Subject to SSARS No. 21
         

     January

     
    • Identifying Information Included on Electronic Matter for Further Consideration (MFC) Forms
    • AICPA Peer Review Program Manual Update
    • Upcoming AICPA Peer Review Program Manual Updates and the Launch of Manual Content in the Online Professional Library
    • Update on Attest Engagement Profile Supplement
         
     
    2014

     December

     
    • Listing your firm on AICPA's Firm on Firm Directory
    • January 2015 AICPA Peer Review Program Manual Update
    • Supplement to Attest Engagement Profiles
    • PCAOB and SEC Independence Violations
    • Save the Dates - Upcoming Webcast Rebroadcast and Conference
         

     November

       
    • Evaluation of Population Completeness
    • Replacement Reviews
    • Independence Alert
         

     October

     
    • Reminder: Enhancing Audit Quality (EAQ) Discussion Paper Comments Due November 7, 2014
    • System of Quality Control Practice Aids - Available for Free Download
    • Standards Tracker - Quick Reference to Professional Standards Changes
    • Online MFC Forms - Complete on Firm's Behalf
    • Peer Reviews of Firms that Audit Broker-Dealers, Including Non-Carrying Broker-Dealers
    • Save the Date for upcoming webinar on November 17, 2014: Sufficiency of Audit Evidence - a Peer Review Focus
         

     August

     
    • Replacement Review Considerations When Peer Review Documents are Recalled (Impact to reviewer independence, consideration of prior FFCs and deficiencies, identification of repeats, consecutive pass with deficiencies or fail reports)
    • Instructions to search the Department of Labor's EFAST2 website
    • Tool Available to Assist Reviewers in Complying with Enhanced Guidance on Quality Control Materials (QCM) Used by a Reviewed Firm
    • AICPA Releases Enhancing Audit Quality (EAQ) Discussion Paper
         

     July

     
    • Evaluating Systems of Quality Control
    • Examples of Matters in Peer Reviews
    • Online MFC Updates
         

     June

     
    • Replacement Review Considerations When a Peer Review Documents are Recalled (Impact to reviewer independence, engagements performed under Government Auditing Standards and the firm's system of quality control)
    • Save the Date - Upcoming Webcasts and Conferences
         

     May

     
    • Enhancing Quality - What Can You Be Doing Now?
    • Firm Representations
    • Updates to SEC and CFTC Regulations and Related Audit and Attestation Reports of Brokers and Dealers and Futures Commission Merchants, Including Those That Are Dually-Registered
    • Examples of Peer Review Matters
    • Online MFC Updates
    • Save The Dates - Upcoming Webcast and Conference
         

     April

     
    • Interpretation 101-3, Nonattest Services: What a Peer Reviewer Should Know
    • Now is the Time for Peer Reviewers to Understand Implementation Issues Associated with the GASB's New Pension Standards
    • Reminder of April 2014 Peer Review Program Manual
    • Functional Updates to Sections 4800, 4900 and 6300 of the Peer Review Program Manual
    • Peer Review Webcasts and Conference Save the Dates
         

     March

     
    •  AICPA Peer Review Program Manual Update
         

     February

     
    • Common Matters Identified During Peer Review
    • SRM Statistics When Audits are Incomplete
    • Save the Date - 2014 Peer Review Conference
         


     
     2013    
         

     December

     
    • AICPA Peer Review Program Manual Update
    • Engagement Review Reports
     
         

     November

     
    • Reminder for the Updated Peer Review Checklists
    • Clarified Auditing Standards Q&A
         

     October

     
    • Updated Peer Review Checklists
    • Online MFC Updates
    • 2013 Annual Report on Oversight
    • Save the Dates - Upcoming Rebroadcasts of Webcasts
         

     August

     
    • Auditors of Broker-Dealers
    • 2011 Yellow Book Independence Resources and Related Peer Review Guidance
    • Impact of Nonconforming Engagements on Peer Review Reports
    • Group Audits
    • Employee Stock Ownership Plans
    • Online MFC Tips & Tricks
         

     May

     
    • Reminder on Clarity Article from 13-01 Peer Review Alert
    • Changes in Peer Review Education Requirements
         

     April

     
    • Reference to Online MFCs in the Team and Review Captain Checklists
    • Save the Dates - Upcoming Webinars and Conference
         

     March

     
    • Reference to Online MFCs in the Team and Review Captain Checklists
    • PCAOB Inspections
    • Professional Ethics Division Most Frequent Violations of Professional Standards
    • Save the Dates - Upcoming Web Events and Conference
         

     February

     
    • Guidance for 2011 Yellow Book
    • Professional Skepticism on All Audits
    • Peer Review Program Manual Update
    • Save the Dates - Upcoming Web Events and Conference
         




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