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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