Auditor Regulatory Sanctions Procedure
Following inspection by the Audit Quality Review team, the FRC may independent determine sanctions against Audit Firms where they have failed to comply with the rules relevant to local audit. The procedure and guidance for deciding such sanctions is set out below.
A different procedure, the Auditor Regulatory Sanctions Procedure (PDF) applies in respect of failures to comply with the rules relevant to statutory audit and third country audit functions.Sanctions determined by the Financial Reporting Council's Enforcement Committee are detailed here.
There are similar arrangements where the Audit Quality Review team has inspected a Recognised Auditor registered in one of the Crown Dependencies of Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Jersey.