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Ensuring Integrity: The 10th Annual Audit Conference

Ensuring Integrity: The 10th Annual Audit Conference provides a forum for interaction between business, public accounting, academics, and policy setters from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).
When  Dec 03, 2015
from 08:45 AM to 04:45 PM
Where  55 Lexington Ave (enter on 24th or 25th street) Room 14-220
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Contact Phone  646-312-3231
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About the program:

The conference provides a forum for interaction between business, public accounting, academics, and policy setters from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). It also examines the current best practices of ethics and independence within the auditing profession. The conference is organized in partnership with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy's Center for the Public Trust.

Agenda

Welcome and Introduction - 8:45 to 9:00 AM

ALFONZO ALEXANDER, President, NASBA Center for the Public Trust
DOUGLAS CARMICHAEL, Professor, Baruch College

What is happening at the Auditing Standards Board? - 9:00 to 9:20 AM

MIKE SANTAY, Chair, Auditing Standards Board

What is happening at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board? - 9:20 to 9:40 AM

MARTIN BAUMANN, Chief Auditor and Director of Professional Standards, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)

What is happening at the Securities and Exchange Commission? - 9:40 to 10:00 AM

BRIAN CROTEAU, Deputy Chief Accountant for Professional Practice, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Regulators and Standard Setters - 10:00 to 11:10 AM

Moderated by Professor DOUGLAS CARMICHAEL, Baruch College
MARTIN BAUMANN, PCAOB
BRIAN CROTEAU, SEC
MIKE SANTAY, ASB

Data Analytics in the Audit: Present and Future - 11:25 AM to 12:30 PM
Analytical procedures have been integral to the audit for as long as we can remember. Mountains of data and the increasing ability to efficiently gather and analyze it provide auditors new opportunities to gain insight, assess risk and accumulate audit evidence. The panel will focus on how audit firms are looking to expand use of analytical tools to improve audit effectiveness and efficiency.

Moderated by Professor THOMAS RAY, Baruch College
JIM BURTON, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP
MARY GRACE DAVENPORT, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
ROGER O'DONNELL, Partner, KPMG LLP
DAN SUNDERLAND, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Keynote Address: What Happened to Big Accounting Scandals? - 1:00 to 2:00 PM

FLOYD NORRIS, Retired Chief Financial Correspondent, The New York Times

Global Audit Issues - 2:00 to 3:10 PM
The Global Audit Issues panel will discuss current events of concern and interest to the global auditing community, including violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and recent changes in independence regulation impacting global audits. The panel will also discuss the major concerns of auditors undertaking cross-border audits, such as the difficulty of maintaining audit quality when multiple regulatory regimes must be considered.

Moderated by Professor JANE BARTON, Baruch College
CATHY ALLEN, Consultant, Professional Ethics, Independence & Quality Control, Audit Conduct, LLC
SALVATORE COLLEMI, Director, Technique & Innovation and Leader, Italy Desk, WeiserMazars LLP
JENNIFER HASKELL, Member, Auditing Standards Board; Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
SUSAN JONES, Director, Global Services Centre, KPMG LLP

Liability Hot Buttons for 2016 - 3:25 to 4:45 PM
A discussion of the issues likely to shape auditor related litigation in 2016, including the impact of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act on auditor liability.

Moderated by Professor DOUGLAS CARMICHAEL, Baruch College
NOEL ALLEN, Legal Counsel, NASBA
DANIEL BRAUN, U.S. Department of Justice
SCOTT UNIVER, Principal & General Counsel, WeiserMazars
MICHAEL YOUNG, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher

Co-sponsored by:

The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) addresses ethical behavior in business, education, public policy and society, while promoting a positive perspective on activities within the business and accounting communities. The CPT addresses ethics and ethical leadership through co-sponsored events nationally with prominent colleges and universities, firms and other ethics organizations.

Registration

Registration Fees:

$435 Single Registration
$3,000 for an eight person table (contact 646-312-3231 for more information)
$195 Academic and non-profit registration fee

Register online, by phone or e-mail:

Complete the online registration form or

Call us at 646-312-3231 or

E-mail us at matthew.lepere@baruch.cuny.edu

After you have registered, please submit the appropriate registration fee via mail or fax.

To pay via mail:

Please make check payable to Baruch College and send to:

Baruch College - 10th Audit Conference
The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity
55 Lexington Avenue, B11-275
New York, NY 10010

To pay via fax:

Please complete our credit card payment form and fax to: (646) 312 – 3351

CPE:

Earn up to 8 CPE Credits in Auditing

Continuing Professional Education Prerequisites and Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Overview
Delivery Method: Group-Live
For more information, please contact Matthew LePere at matthew.lepere@baruch.cuny.edu.

Requests for refunds must be received in writing by November 18, 2015, and will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted after November 18, 2015. For information regarding refunds, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, contact Matthew LePere.

The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

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