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The Securities and Exchange Commission abruptly removed William Duhnke as chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. 


  1. According to the new chair, what does this firing report to do?
  2. Why has the PCAOB come under recent scrutiny?
  3. How long has Duhnke been chair?
  4. According to the article, why shouldn’t PCAOB members be replaced with every change in administration? 


Cohn, M. Shakeup at the PCAOB: SEC removes Duhnke, plans new board members. Accounting Today, June 4 (Retrievable online at