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 […]
Some of the challenges associated with technology are addressed in a new Center for Audit Quality resource for auditors, audit committees, and management, Emerging Technologies, Risk, and the Auditor’s Focus.
Washington, DC – The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) issued the following statement from Executive Director Julie Bell Lindsay on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposal to amend the “accelerated filer” definition, with the effect of potentially reducing the number of companies subject to the auditor attestation requirement related to internal control over financial […]
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 […]
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 […]