PCAOB Targets Crony Disclosures
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has beefed up its requirement for auditors to clarify the nature of relationships and transactions between related parties. The new standards were instituted by the PCAOB to counteract a number of factors that it felt were contributing to financial fraud. Ultimately, the intention is to help companies avoid financial failure and reduce harm to investors. To review the three key areas the PCAOB is stressing in its revised standard, please visit Goingconcern.com.