About the Conference
We will offer a partial day of optional sessions on Monday, August 2, 2021. Engagements under Governmental Auditing Standards will be held from 8:00 - 10:45am, and Employment Benefit Plans will be held from 11:00am - 2:30pm.
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This includes sessions from the conference: 2021 Peer Review Conference
Welcome | AICPA Update (Aug 03, 2021 08:00 AM)
System Review Conference Cases (Aug 03, 2021 11:00 AM)
Engagement Review Conference Cases (Aug 03, 2021 11:00 AM)
A&A Update and Its Impact on Peer Review (Aug 04, 2021 08:00 AM)
Breakout Session for Experienced Peer Reviewers (Aug 04, 2021 09:30 AM)
Breakout Session for New Peer Reviewers (Aug 04, 2021 09:30 AM)
Best Practices for Performing Reviews Remotely (Aug 04, 2021 11:25 AM)
AICPA Technical Hotline's Top A&A Issues Facing CPAs (Aug 04, 2021 02:20 PM)
|Brian Bluhm, Chair of the AICPA Peer Review Board will welcome attendees to the 2021 Peer Review conference.|
|Sue Coffey, Chief Executive Officer – Public Accounting and Tracey Golden - Chair, will present on high level developments in the accounting world.|
|Discuss pre-circulated cases focused on System Review-focused circumstances and scenarios.|
|Discuss pre-circulated cases focused on Engagement Review-focused circumstances and scenarios.|
Ahava Goldman, Associate Director of A&A Standards, and Alan Long, former Peer Review Board Member and current Auditing Standards Board Member, will discuss updates to standards, their impact on peer review and new standards on the horizon.
|Discuss recent peer review guidance changes, address common questions from peer reviewers and cover best practices for getting peer reviews through the report acceptance process.|
|Discuss the key elements to the peer review process, the use of the Peer Review Integrated Management Application (PRIMA) during this process and resources available to peer reviewers.|
Brian Bluhm and Alan Long will review best practices for performing remote reviews, including a discussion of current guidance in this area, along with lessons learned throughout the pandemic that will increase the efficiency of these reviews.Speaker(s):
Tom Groskopf and Jennifer Dintsch will discuss the top accounting and auditing issues being managed by the AICPA’s A&A Technical Hotline and how peer reviewers should address these issues if identified in a peer review.