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    GAO finds audit quality problems at Pentagon

    GAO finds audit quality problems at Pentagon
    WASHINGTON - Pentagon auditors face serious problems in their ability to oversee contracts worth hundreds of billions of dollars, according to congressional investigators, and a key senator says the agency in charge needs to focus more on quality than speed. The Government Accountability Office reviewed 69 audits and other cost-related assignments by the Defense Contract Audit Agency and found only four ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Speech by SEC Staff: Improving Audit Effectiveness

    Speech by SEC Staff: Improving Audit Effectiveness
    Speech by SEC Staff: Improving Audit Effectiveness by Zoe-Vonna Palmrose Deputy Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 2006 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Washington, D.C. December 11, 2006 This is my first National Conference and I'm delighted to be here. I have been at the SEC for four months now. Prior ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Thumbs Up on New SSARS Standard

    Thumbs Up on New SSARS Standard
    Don’t know if you’ve been following this story, but for the last few months, the AICPA has been working on a major revision to the standards for comp and review engagements. This is the biggest change to the standards since they were first written thirty years ago. I’ve been reading the new standards over the last couple of days, and I ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3