November 1, 2016

2016 Audit Committee Transparency Barometer

The amount of information available to investors on audit committee oversight of the auditor continues to increase significantly, according to the 2016 Audit Committee Transparency Barometer, an annual report issued jointly by the Center for Audit Quality and Audit Analytics. Among other findings, the 2016 Barometer reveals double-digit growth since 2014 in the percentage of S&P 500 companies disclosing information on key areas of external auditor oversight, including auditor appointment and audit partner rotation.