Gibson Dunn Accounting Firm Quarterly Update, Q1 2023

April 25, 2023

We are pleased to provide you with Gibson Dunn’s Accounting Firm Quarterly Update for Q4 2022. The Update is available in .pdf format at the below link, and addresses news on the following topics that we hope are of interest to you:

  • PCAOB Announces New Enforcement Director
  • PCAOB Advisory Group Meeting Suggests Topics of Regulatory Interest
  • PCAOB Releases 2022 Annual Report
  • PCAOB and U.S. Senators Raise Questions About Crypto “Proof of Reserves” Reports
  • PCAOB Sued as Unconstitutional by John Doe Plaintiff
  • SEC Files Petition for Certiorari in SEC v. Jarkesy
  • CPAB Brings Rare Enforcement Action Against U.S. Firm
  • House Signals More SEC Oversight
  • Ninth Circuit and Ohio Supreme Court Issue Rulings of Interest on Employment Arbitration Agreements and Ransomware Attack Insurance
  • NLRB Issues Decision on Enforceability of Severance Agreement Provisions
  • SDNY Criminal Motion Alleges Conflict in Representing Both Company and Employee
  • Other Recent SEC and PCAOB Regulatory Developments

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Accounting Firm Advisory and Defense Group:

James J. Farrell – Co-Chair, New York (+1 212-351-5326, [email protected])

Ron Hauben – Co-Chair, New York (+1 212-351-6293, [email protected])

Monica K. Loseman – Co-Chair, Denver (+1 303-298-5784, [email protected])

Michael Scanlon – Co-Chair, Washington, D.C.(+1 202-887-3668, [email protected])

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