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SEC Modernizes Auditor Independence Rules

January 08, 2021 in Uncategorized

On October 16, 2020, the SEC adopted amendments to codify and modernize certain aspects of the auditor independence framework.  The rule proposal was published in December 2019 (see HERE). The current audit independence rules were created in 2000 and amended in 2003 in response to the financial crisis facilitated by the downfall of Enron, WorldCom and auditing giant Arthur Andersen, and Read the full article…