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Doty Projects Year-End Completion of Engagement Partner ID

Tammy Whitehouse | September 10, 2015

More than a decade after regulators began mulling how to give some transparency to investors around who actually performs public company audits, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board expects to finalize a new disclosure requirement by the end of 2015.

Doty-James-Updated2In remarks to a recent meeting of the Investor Advisory Group of the PCAOB, Chairman James Doty said he is hopeful that the board is on track to “get this done by the end of the year.” He was referring to the board’s latest proposal to require audit firms to provide in a new form to be filed with the PCAOB the name of the lead partner for each audit engagement along with the identity of others outside the principal audit firm who contributed to the audit.

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