All Erica Williams articles

  • SOX_Web

    Sarbanes-Oxley 20th anniversary: Time to revisit SOX programs


    Twenty years ago, in the aftermath of the Enron and WorldCom financial reporting scandals, Congress acted and created the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Such a milestone anniversary marks a good time for organizations to refresh, rethink, and modernize their SOX programs.

  • AuditAdvice

    PCAOB adopts new requirements for use of multiple audit firms


    The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board announced its approval of a rule creating a new audit standard and amending a handful of others regarding audits involving multiple audit firms, the culmination of a project first launched in 2016.


    Erica Williams sworn in as PCAOB chair


    Erica Williams assumes leadership of a newly reconstituted Public Company Accounting Oversight Board that can count implementation of the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act among its top priorities.

  • Five chair table

    SEC appoints 4 to overhauled PCAOB; Erica Williams named chair


    The SEC appointed Erica Williams to serve as chairperson of the newly overhauled PCAOB. Kara Stein, Christina Ho, and Anthony Thompson will join as new additions, while Acting Chair Duane DesParte will remain on as a board member.