public accounting firm
A firm that is registered with the public accounting Oversight board to provide accounting services to a public company. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 included a provision prohibiting any company that is not registered with the board from preparing, furnishing, or participating in an audit of a public company.

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