The PCAOB Web site now maintains records of disciplinary and settlement orders of registered firms and/or their associated persons for violations of any provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, professional standards, rules of the PCAOB or the SEC, or U.S. securities laws relating to the preparation and issuance of audit reports. These records date back to 2005 and can be found at

As required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, contested Board disciplinary proceedings are confidential and nonpublic, unless and until there is a final decision imposing sanctions. The PCAOB Web site also contains a section for orders granting petitions to terminate bars, at