Board to Consider Proposing an Auditing Standard on Engagement Quality Review

Washington, DC, February 21, 2008 – The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has scheduled an open meeting for Tuesday, February 26, at 9:30 a.m., in the Board's open meeting room at 1666 K St. NW, Washington, DC.

The Board will consider proposing an auditing standard, Engagement Quality Review, that would supersede the Board's interim concurring partner review requirement and a conforming amendment to the Board's interim quality control standards.

The meeting will be open to the public and Webcast via a link on the PCAOB's Web site ( that will be made available the day of the meeting. The meeting also will be available via Podcast later in the day.

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The PCAOB is a private-sector, nonprofit corporation, created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, to oversee the auditors of public companies in order to protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, fair, and independent audit reports.