Regs Drive Audit Fees Sky-High For Some

Pizzani, Lori
July 2005
Investment Management Weekly;7/4/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 26, p7
Focuses on an increase in audit fees in the U.S. List of the four major audit firms in the country; Information on several fund managers who are not affected by audit fee increases; Overview of the fund audit business of Briggs, Bunting & Dougherty.


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