Alternatively, the data can be accessed through the Audit Analytics website.
Audit Analytics provides different types of data related to auditing, for example auditing fees, auditor tenure and changes, and financial restatements. The data are available for public firms in Canada, the United States, and Europe. The database is divided in two specific parts: Audit + Compliance (A+C), and Europe. A+C contains audit related data on public firms that are active in the US and Canada. The Europe part covers public firms active in Europe.
There are two ways to get access to the data: The IVES website, and the WRDS platform. Remarks on both platforms:
Practical information on using this database is also available at the following blogs: