Why Auditors and the SEC Ask the Questions That They Do

Slides from presentation given at the 23rd Annual NASPP Conference, San Diego, CA, October 2015

Panelists: Mark Barton, Financial Accounting Standards Board – Nancy Dartez, Vital Therapies – Takis Makridis, Equity Methods – Ken Stoler, PWC

This session at the 2015 NASPP provides insight into the types of questions companies should expect from their auditors and the SEC, and why each group is asking these questions. For each agent in the compliance ecosystem (audit firms, SEC, and PCAOB), the panelists share tips and best practices for reducing friction and driving a successful outcome.