February 6, 2017

CAQ Public Policy and Technical Alert, January 2017


Each month, the CAQ Public Policy and Technical Alert highlights and examines regulatory, standard-setting, legislative, and broader financial reporting developments impacting the public company audit profession. Please note that this alert is intended as general information and should not be relied upon as being definitive or all-inclusive. The CAQ encourages member firms to refer to the rules, standards, guidance, and other resources in their entirety.

In This Issue:

  • PCAOB updates standard-setting agenda
  • PCAOB releases updated staff guidance on Form AP
  • Trump nominates Jay Clayton as next SEC Chairman
  • SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations publishes its priorities for 2017
  • Michael Piwowar appointed as SEC Acting Chairman
  • FASB releases new, proposed ASUs
  • IASB proposes clarifications to IFRS standards
  • Huizenga to chair Capital Markets Subcommittee
  • House passes SEC Regulatory Accountability Act
  • CAQ comments on enhanced cyber risk management standards for financial institutions
  • CAQ issues new ‘Profession in Focus’ videos
  • CAQ publishes 2016 Year in Review
  • CAQ celebrates 10 Years of serving public company auditors, investors, and the markets
  • Upcoming Events