PCAOB adopts tougher audit standards for broker-dealers

10/11/2013 | ThinkAdvisor

New, tougher audit requirements for broker-dealers are intended to help strengthen procedures for auditors and improve the reliability of annual reports. Rules adopted by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board include attestation standards pertaining to audits of broker-dealers, meant to help protect customer funds by enhancing the quality of compliance information given to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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