Auditing

Point of view: The evolution of auditors - How skillsets are changing

10/30/2015

Technology is affecting every industry, and the auditing profession is no different. As the business landscape changes, and technology plays a more prominent role, leveraging technology to be able to capture and analyze large amounts of data is becoming an increasingly integral auditing skillset. Read why auditors must embrace new technology-driven skillsets, and accelerate development of other "expected" skillsets.

Flashline - Week ending February 4, 2016

02/04/16

This week's PwC update on financial reporting developments includes: FASB’s new guidance on recognition and measurement of financial instruments... Governance insights: A focus on audit committee disclosures... and more

Flashline - Week ending January 28, 2016

01/28/16

This week's PwC update on financial reporting developments includes: Managing pension costs - some solutions are time-sensitive... Accounting blog: Three reporting issues you don't want to miss in 2016... and more

Pension plan risk and response

01/22/16

Assessing risk in your pension plan? Listen in to hear the types of risks pensions face, the actions companies are taking and the related accounting impacts.

SEC comment letter response process

01/22/16

Crafting a response to an SEC comment letter? Watch now for tips on how best to go about it.

Flashline - Week ending January 21, 2016

01/21/16

This week's PwC update on financial reporting developments includes: In depth: New consolidation standard—updated insights... BoardroomDirect – January 2016... Podcast: Management’s discussion and analysis... and more

BoardroomDirect: Update on current board issues - January 2016

01/19/16

This issue of BoardroomDirect® includes a brief article on a US GAO study that found it would take 40 years for women and men to have equal representation on public boards. Also, there is news about possible political spending disclosure rules taking a hit in court and in Congress, ISS’ latest FAQs on proxy access issues, FASB’s new guidance on financial instruments, and the Center for Audit Quality’s new principles-based framework for auditing fair value measurements.

10Minutes on transforming the audit experience

01/11/16

Companies across the business spectrum are undergoing transformation. Like innovators in other industries, auditors are investing in technology to redefine how work is done. But that’s only part of the story at PwC. Learn more in this 10Minutes.

BoardroomDirect: Update on current board issues - December 2015

12/22/15

This issue of BoardroomDirect® includes a short article on NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer’s efforts to make corporate boards more diverse a year after taking on proxy access. There is also news about NASDAQ mulling changes to its shareholder approval rules, CII issuing a report on its shareholder engagement roundtable, ISS updating its QuickScore corporate governance metric, PCAOB adopting an audit engagement partner naming rule, and highlights of the 2015 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments.

In brief: PCAOB adopts final rules to disclose name of partner and others on new form

12/21/15

PCAOB adopted final rules to require disclosure of the name of the partner and other accounting firms on new PCAOB form.

The quarter close: Directors edition

12/17/15

This quarterly publication is designed to keep directors informed about the latest accounting and financial reporting issues.