Does Quality Matter? Untangling the Maze, Mystery of Reporting on Quality in Accounting Firms

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Over the years, the peer review process has expanded to cover all forms of attest services (audits, reviews, compilations, and agreed-upon procedures engagements, among others), and now has become mandatory in almost every jurisdiction in the United States. The AICPA also made peer review mandatory for its various audit practice sections, the first being the SEC Practice Section, which all firms who audited public companies were required to join.