CAQ Congratulates Incoming SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee

Washington, DC – Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) Executive Director Julie Bell Lindsay issued the following statement after the US Senate confirmed Allison Herren Lee as a Commissioner at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC): “The CAQ congratulates Allison Herren Lee on her confirmation as SEC Commissioner. Ms. Lee brings exceptional experience to her new […]


EY’s Grier and BDO’s Berson Tapped to Lead the CAQ Governing Board

Washington, DC – The Governing Board of the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has elected new leadership. Effective October 1, Kelly Grier, US Chairman and Managing Partner and Americas Managing Partner at EY, will become the Governing Board’s Chair. Wayne Berson, US CEO at BDO USA, LLP and Global Chairman at BDO International, will serve […]


CAQ Announces 2019 Grants to Fund Academic Research in Auditing

Washington, DC – The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has awarded five new grants to fund independent academic research on projects of interest to the auditing profession. Over the past 11 years, the CAQ has provided funding for 44 such projects through its Research Advisory Board (RAB) grant program. “Independent academic research can have a […]


CAQ Tool Helps Audit Committees Oversee Implementation of New Credit Losses Standard

Washington, DC – The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has released a new tool designed to help audit committees exercise their oversight responsibilities as companies implement a new credit losses accounting standard that begins to take effect in January 2020. “The new standard has broad implications and will fundamentally change how companies account for credit […]


CAQ and AAA Auditing Section Announce 2019 Awards for Access to Audit Personnel Program

Washington, DC – The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) and the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA) have made four new awards under the Access to Audit Personnel Program. Now in its seventh year, the program connects academics with audit practitioners to participate in research projects. “The CAQ and its member firms are […]