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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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Inaugural Audit Partner Pulse Survey Offers Unique Insights on Capital Markets & State of the Economy

Washington DC, July 6, 2022 – The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) today released the results of a new survey series, Audit Partner Pulse Survey, aimed at gathering US public company audit partner observations on a range of topics, including the overall health of the economy, business transformation, quality of corporate disclosures and more. This survey […]

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CAQ Comments on SEC Climate Disclosure Rule Proposal, Supports Objectives but Identifies Needed Changes

Proposed rule, “The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors,” could provide investors with clarity around climate information, but CAQ identified several reporting challenges Washington, D.C., June 21, 2022 — The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) in a comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voiced support for requiring certain registrants to […]

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