The Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada

April 15, 2011 15:30 ET

Media Advisory: President of the Canadian Public Accountability Board to Address Economic Club

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 15, 2011) - Audits play a critical role in ensuring the integrity of financial reporting which, in turn, is crucial to the effective operation of our capital markets. Brian Hunt is the CEO of the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB), the regulator that oversees the auditors of Canadian public companies. Mr. Hunt will release the results of CPAB's 2010 inspections, including its recommendations on what audit firms, management and audit committees should do to improve the quality and transparency of financial statements. He will discuss the importance of maintaining audit quality in the current business environment which may not be conducive to enhancing audit quality. Mr. Hunt will also touch on developments in Europe and the United States regarding discussions on proposed audit policy changes.

WHO:Brian Hunt, President of CPAB
WHAT:Address to the Economic Club of Canada
"Enhancing Audit Quality: The State of Auditing in Canada CPAB Releases Public Report"
DATE:Monday, April 18th, 2011
TIME:11:45am-1:30pm
WHERE:The Intercontinental Hotel
225 Front Street West

Contact Information

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    Rhiannon Traill
    416.306.0899
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    traill@economicclub.ca