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Audit Regulation 2008

Conference

Audit Regulation 2008

 

The third high level FEE conference on key issues in audit regulation in the EU on Tuesday 9 December 2008 was a great success. More than 300 participants attended! Powerpoint presentations are now available.

Related files:
document pdf text FEE Conference on Audit Reglation 9 December 2008 – programme
document pdf text Keynote speech Commissioner Charlie McCreevy, European Commissioner, Internal Market and Services
document pdf text Keynote speech René Ricol, Author of the Report to the President of the French Republic on the Financial Crisis and Past President of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)
document pdf text Keynote speech Stavros Thomadakis, Chairman, Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB)
document pdf text Minutes on Debate on Convergence in the areas of Financial Reporting, Auditing and Ethics
document pdf text Minutes on Debate on Home Country Oversight, Mutual Reliance and Joint Inspections
document pdf text Minutes on Debate on the Development of Network Firms
document pdf text Opening speech Jacques Potdevin, FEE President
document pdf text Speech Ian Percy, Deputy Chairman of the Weir Group PLC and Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)
document pdf text Speech Jerry Edwards, Senior Advisor on Accounting and Auditing Policy, Financial Stability Forum
document pdf text Speech Richard George, Chairman International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA)
document pdf text Speech Stig Enevoldsen, Chairman, European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG)
document pdf text Speech Toshitake Inoue, Director for International Markets and for International Accounting, Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan

 

Program

  • 10:00 - 22:47

    Introduction to Conference

    Jacques Potdevin, FEE President

  • 10:10 - 22:47

    Opening keynote speech: Convergence and Audit Regulation

    Stavros Thomadakis, Chairman, Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB)

  • 10:40 - 22:47

    Debate on Convergence in the areas of Financial Reporting, Auditing and Ethics Lessons learnt from convergence in financial reporting for convergence in auditing and ethics

    Panel:
    • Stig Enevoldsen, Chairman European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG)
    • Jerry Edwards, Senior Advisor on Accounting and Auditing Policy, Financial Stability
    Forum
    • Richard George, Chairman International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA)
    Panel Chairman:
    Hans van Damme FEE Deputy President

  • 11:40 - 22:47

    Debate on the Development of Network Firms Internal market, scope of services, independence, liability, intellectual capital and impediments on development

    Panel:
    • Ian Percy, Deputy Chairman of The Weir Group PLC and Past President of the Institute of
    Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)
    • David McDonnell, Chief Executive Officer, Grant Thornton International Ltd
    • Wienand Schruff, Chair, Global Regulatory Group, KPMG International
    Panel Chairman:
    Patrick de Cambourg Chairman Mazars

  • 12:40 - 22:47

    Lunch Buffet

  • 13:45 - 22:47

    Debate on Home Country Oversight, Mutual Reliance and Joint Inspections Achievements, challenges and practicalities

    Panel:
    • Toshitake Inoue, Director for International Financial Markets and for International
    Accounting, Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan
    • Paul George, Director, Professional Oversight Board, UK
    • Rhonda Schnare, Director, Office International Affairs, Public Company Accounting
    Oversight Board, (PCAOB), USA
    • Pierre Delsaux, Director, European Commission, DG Internal Market and Services
    Panel Chairman:
    Philip Johnson FEE Vice-President and Chairman, FEE Auditing
    Working Party

  • 15:10 - 22:47

    Keynote speech: Report on the Financial Crisis

    René Ricol, Author of the Report to the President of the French Republic on the Financial
    Crisis and Past President of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)

  • 15:40 - 22:47

    Closing keynote speeches

    Mark Olson, Chairman, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), USA
    Commissioner Charlie McCreevy, European Commission, Internal Market and Services

  • 16:35 - 22:47

    Wrap-up session

    Hans van Damme, FEE Deputy President

  • 16:45 - 22:47

    End of Conference