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Auditors Can Bring Trust, Confidence, and Reliability to Currently Unaudited Corporate Reporting

Expanding the role of auditors beyond financial statements would benefit investors, capital markets Washington, DC – Auditors are uniquely qualified to enhance confidence in a wide range of company-prepared information outside financial statements, according the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ). In a white paper entitled The Role of Auditors in Company-Prepared Information: Present and Future, […]

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Survey: Confidence in US Markets and Public Company Auditors Stays Strong

Washington, DC – The percentage of US retail investors expressing confidence that public company auditors are effective in their investor protection roles has climbed to 83%, according to the 2019 Main Street Investor Survey. The annual Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) poll captures the views of US retail investors with at least $10,000 invested in […]

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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 […]

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Audit Committee Responsibilities, Disclosures, Continue to Expand According to Joint Reports

Washington, DC (November 30, 2022) – Audit committees are increasingly including disclosures about several key areas of oversight within public company proxy statements according to a new report from the Center for Audit Quality and Audit Analytics – an Ideagen solution. The results of the 9th annual Audit Committee Transparency Barometer reflect a long-term positive […]

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Audit Partners See US Businesses Adjust Cost Management and Labor Strategies in Response to Economic Challenges

Washington DC, November 16, 2022 – Rising inflation, labor shortages and ongoing disruptions to the supply chain are causing the leaders of US public companies to adjust their strategic priorities, according to a survey of audit partners conducted by the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ). The Audit Partner Pulse report, a biannual survey of audit […]

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