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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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The Center for Audit Quality and EVERFI Announce National High School Curriculum Designed to Attract More Diversity Into the Accounting Profession

Washington, DC, September 13, 2022 – The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), a nonpartisan organization serving as the voice of U.S. public company auditors, and EVERFI, Inc., the nation’s leading social impact education innovator, today announced a new accounting education initiative for high school students. This innovative curriculum, announced during back-to-school season, will expose students […]

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CAQ Statement on PCAOB and Chinese Audit Inspections Agreement

Washington DC, August 26, 2022 – News of an agreement with the Chinese government to allow PCAOB inspections of Chinese companies listed on U.S. exchanges is welcome news. Transparency plays a pivotal role in protecting investors that put their trust and capital into U.S. capital markets. PCAOB inspections play an important role in that trust and transparency. […]

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