New Developments Summary: AICPA’s SEC and PCAOB conference addresses emerging issues

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Grant Thornton’s New Developments Summary reviews the 2018 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments, held in Washington, D.C. Dec. 10-12, which focused on two overarching themes.

Conference speakers focused on aspects of the importance of high-quality audits and financial reporting to the capital markets. The conference discussions also centered on navigating the shifts of a fast-paced and complex environment.

The conference, with a theme of “Embracing change in a dynamic environment,” featured representatives from regulatory and standard-setting bodies, as well as industry professionals, legal practitioners and analysts. Speakers and panelists shared their views on current accounting, financial reporting, auditing, and other emerging issues. Download our New Developments Summary for an in-depth analysis of the AICPA conference.


Kendra Decker
SEC Regulatory Matters
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Michael Santay
National Partner
Auditing Standards
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Lynne Triplett
Accounting Principles Group
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