PCAOB Forms Stakeholder Advisory Group

On Monday, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) approved the formation of a new advisory group that will include stakeholders outside of the audit profession. The board unanimously approved creating an 18-person standards advisory group (SAG) that will include investors, audit committee members or directors, financial reporting oversight personnel, and academics. “Financial reporting oversight personnel” […]

Canada Names Proud Boys a Terrorist Group

OTTAWA—Canada designated the far-right Proud Boys as a terrorist organization, weeks after the group’s involvement in the storming of the U.S. Capitol. Government officials said Wednesday that the Proud Boys met the legal threshold under Canadian law to be classified...