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Lynn Turner, Chief
Accountant of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, recently spoke on
auditor independence and on the self-regulation process for auditors. The
speech is available from the SEC website
The SEC seeks comments
on issues identified in a recently issued concept release addressing
International Accounting Standards. The concept release is available from the
SEC website www.sec.gov/rules/concept/34-42430.htm.
Please contact Dick
Dietrich, Academic Fellow in the Office of the Chief Accountant, for more
information at (202) 942-4411.