TITLE

Pitt Pushes Ahead On Accounting Panel

PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Harvey Pitt is recommending the creation of a Public Accountability Board (PAB) to oversee the accounting profession. Pitt comments on implementing a new regulatory system and the outlook for legislation to improve corporate governance. Reforms proposed by Maryland Democratic Senator Paul Sarbanes are being opposed by Senate Republicans, while the House is supporting a bill sponsored by Ohio Republican Representative Michael Oxley. Sandra Kinsey of Hogan & Hartson law firm comments on the PAB approach.
ACCESSION #
11873361

 

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