PCAOB Investor Advisory Group Meetings

The PCAOB Investor Advisory Group (IAG) was established to provide views and advice to the Board on broad policy issues, and other matters that affect investors and are related to the work of the PCAOB. The Board relies on the IAG to provide high-level advice and insight on matters the Board may face in fulfilling its mission to protect investors under the Act.

PCAOB IAG Meeting Dates, CAQ Summaries and Discussion Topics

March 28, 2012


  • IAG Discussion Topics:
    • Role, Relevancy and Value of the Audit
    • Going Concern and Related Global Initiatives
    • Audit Firm Practice and Transparency
    • Independence, Objectivity and Professional Skepticism

March 16, 2011  


  • CAQ Summary of March 2011 IAG Meeting
  • IAG Discussion Topics:
    • Auditor's Report and The Role of the Auditor
    • Lessons Learned from the Financial Crisis
    • The Global Networks and Audit Firm Governance

May 4, 2010

  • CAQ Summary of May 2010 IAG Meeting
  • IAG Discussion Topics:
    • Lessons Learned from the Financial Crisis and the Establishment of a Fraud Center
    • Foreign Inspections
    • Greater Transparency and Governance of Audit Firms
    • Greater Transparency of the Audit Process
    • Auditor Expertise and Responsibilities