Washington, DC – Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) Executive Director Cindy Fornelli issued the following statement thanking SEC Chair Mary Jo White for her service:
“Today, investor confidence, audit quality, and the state of financial reporting are all strong, thanks in part to the efforts of Chair White and the agency she leads. Chair White has maintained a steady focus on key issues, such as effective financial disclosure, and capably carried out the Commission's mission and responsibilities, including oversight of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
“The CAQ salutes Chair White's public service and wishes her well in future endeavors.”
The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) is an autonomous public policy organization dedicated to enhancing investor confidence and public trust in the global capital markets. The CAQ fosters high quality performance by public company auditors, convenes and collaborates with other stakeholders to advance the discussion of critical issues requiring action and intervention, and advocates policies and standards that promote public company auditors’ objectivity, effectiveness, and responsiveness to dynamic market conditions. Based in Washington, DC, the CAQ is affiliated with the American Institute of CPAs. For more information, visit www.thecaq.org.