Independence Requirements PEEC Revises Guidance
...Ethics Executive Committee [PEEC] has issued revised guidance that needs to be understood in order for practitioners to comply with requirements under Code of Professional Conduct Rule 101, entitled Independence
Published on May 12, 2010
Independence & Ethics Alert Addressing Some Current Issues
On an annual basis, the AICPA releases a variety of audit risk alerts that address specific issues that need to be addressed by practitioners when they are performing financial statement audits.
Published on September 28, 2011
Independence Issues in Benefit Plan Audits
As practitioners are making assessments as to whether benefit plan audit engagements should be accepted or continued, one of the key considerations that needs to be addressed within those assessments relates to whether they are independent with respect to the benefit plans.
Published on July 18, 2012
New Independence Guidance Cumulative Effect of Multiple Nonattest Services
On August 13, 2013, the AICPA Professional Ethics Executive Committee [PEEC] voted to finalize amended guidance associated with implementing Interpretation 101-3.
Published on September 25, 2013
Employee Benefit Plan Audits Applying Independence Rules to Affiliates
In certain situations, in addition to evaluating independence issues related to attest clients, practitioners also need to evaluate whether they are independent with respect to affiliate entities
Published on October 09, 2013
Standards Applicable to Registered Broker-Dealers And Other Entities Registered with the SEC and New Code of Professiona...
This alert includes a a summary of certain auditing, attestation, and independence standards applicable to the audit and attest engagements for certain entities registered either with the SEC, Commodity Future Trading Commission, or both, for fiscal years ending on or after...
Published on December 18, 2014
Progress Report PCAOB Inspections of Broker-Dealer Audits
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) recently announced in their third progress report that they continue to find a high degree of independence problems and other deficiencies in audits of broker-dealers
Published on August 19, 2014
Some Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
Recently, several questions have been raised related to how certain technical literature guidance should be implemented appropriately. These questions relate to subsequent events issues, material uncertainty issues, and independence issues
Published on January 06, 2010
Compilation & Audit Reports Some New Practical Implementation Guidance
In May 2012, the AICPA released two practice aids addressing compilation reporting issues in two areas, business valuation engagements and independence matters, and there also is some guidance that might be considered when audit reports are modified to address going concern issues
Published on July 04, 2012
Preparing Financial Statements for Use by Reporting Entity Auditors
...the statements] to keep a distance from clients related to preparing financial statements so that it is very clear that there is no crossing-of-the-line associated with independence issues with
Published on January 21, 2009