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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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New Report Reveals How Auditors Enhance The Reliability of Company-Reported ESG Information

Washington, DC, July 1, 2020 – As investors increasingly make decisions based on company-reported environmental, social, and governance (ESG) information, audit firms can enhance the reliability of this reporting, according to the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ). In a new report, The Role of Auditors in Company-Prepared ESG Information: Present and Future, the CAQ outlines […]

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CAQ Snapshot: June 2020

New Webisode Series: Exclusive Interview with SEC Chief Accountant on COVID-19 The newly launched CAQ webisode series features a discussion between Securities and Exchange Commission Chief Accountant Sagar Teotia and CAQ Executive Director Julie Bell Lindsay on the issues facing public companies and auditors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Teotia shares insights on everything from going concern […]

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