Reviewer Alert 

This communication is designed to focus your attention on current issues to assist you in more effectively performing your peer reviews and enhancing the quality of the work performed by your peer review clients. The information contained herein has not been approved by the AICPA Peer Review Board and thus does not constitute "other guidance" as defined in the AICPA Standards for Performing and Reporting on Peer Reviews.

Month/ 2016 Topics


  • Free AICPA Resources on Quality: Revised Quality Control Practice Aid
    and 7 Key Facts on the FASB's Revenue Recognition Standard


  • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
  • Additional SSARS 21 Considerations - Reporting and Engagement Letters
  • Examples of Matters in Peer Review
  • Frequent Violations in Ethics Investigations
  • Peer Review Conference Evaluation and CPE Transcript
  • Quality Resources for Firms


  • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
  • Q&A: Quality Control Considerations for System Reviews
  • Peer Review Conference Tip





  • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
  • Quality Control Policies and Procedures Documentation for Firms
  • Exposure Draft - Allowing Firms with No AICPA Members to Enroll in the AICPA Peer Review Program
  • Spotlight on Audits Subject to Government Auditing Standards and Single Audit
  • Additional Reviewer Ongoing Training Option
  • Peer Review Conference



  • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
  • Update regarding Technical Reviewer and RAB Training
  • SEC Independence
  • Summary of Recent PCAOB Staff Inspection Briefs
  • Update on Quality Control Materials (QCM) Reports Used in Peer Reviews
  • Upcoming Events


  • PRPM to Remain on Peer Review Website, including Team/Review Captain Packages
  • Reviewer Training Update: Upcoming Offerings
  • Lessons Learned from Enhanced Oversight - Audit Documentation
  • Department of Labor (DOL) Communications to Firms
  • Upcoming Events


  • What's New in the PRPM?
  • Evolution of Peer Review Administration
  • Upcoming Events: Save the Date for the 2016 Peer Review Conference


  • What's New in the Peer Review Program Manual (PRPM)
  • More News on the PRPM Transition to OPL
  • Reminder: Comments due on Exposure Draft by 1/31/16
  • Becoming an AICPA Peer Review Team or Review Captain - Pilot Testers Needed
  • Procedure for Submitting a Request for an Exception to the Reviewer Qualifications
  • Upcoming Events: 2016 Peer Review Conference

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