Wis. Admin. Code Office of the Commissioner of Insurance § Ins 50.14 - Availability and maintenance of CPA work papers

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) An insurer shall require the accountant or accounting firm which conducts an audit or other procedure under this subchapter to make available for review all work papers and any communications related to the audit or procedure between the insurer and the accountant or accounting firm at the offices of the insurer or at a reasonable place designated by the commissioner. The insurer shall require that the accountant retain the audit work papers and communications until the commissioner has filed a report on examination covering the period of the audit but no longer than 7 years from the date of the audit report.
(2) The commissioner may obtain copies of work papers and retain the copies. If copies of work papers are requested in electronic format, the electronic copies must be as fully functional as the original documents. Password protection of the storage medium used to transmit electronic work papers is acceptable in order to securely transfer electronic work papers to the commissioner. Passwords on individual electronic work papers, or passwords that disable features of individual electronic work papers, are not permitted. All working papers and communications obtained by the commissioner under this section are confidential under s. 601.465, Stats.

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Wis. Admin. Code Office of the Commissioner of Insurance § Ins 50.14
Cr. Register, July, 1993, No. 451, eff. 8-1-93; CR 08-053: renum. from Ins 50.15 Register December 2008 No. 636, eff. 1-1-09. Amended by, CR 17-015: am. (2) Register December 2017 No. 744, eff. 1/1/2018

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