SEC Regulations Committee

The SEC Regulations Committee meets periodically with SEC staff to discuss emerging technical accounting and reporting issues relating to SEC rules and regulations. 

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Our Mission

The CAQ's SEC Regulations Committee meets periodically with the staff of the SEC to discuss emerging technical accounting and reporting issues relating to SEC rules and regulations. In addition to members from the public company auditing profession, the committee has representatives from industry, the investor community, and academia to provide a broad perspective on issues discussed. 

Objectives

The objective of the SEC Regulations Committee is to protect investors by improving the quality of public company financial reporting by identifying, discussing, and facilitating resolution of issues relating to the promulgation, interpretation, and application of SEC rules, regulations, and policies with the assistance of the SEC staff and communicating those matters publicly on a timely basis.

Latest Meeting Highlights

SEC Regulations Committee Highlights - September 27, 2016

The Center for Audit Quality SEC Regulations Committee meets periodically with the staff of the SEC to discuss emerging financial reporting issues relating to SEC rules and regulations. The purpose of the following highlights is to summarize the issues discussed at the meetings. These highlights summarize topics discussed, including a personnel and committee update, requests for interpretive guidance, the Commission's Disclosure Effectiveness Initiative, and current financial reporting matters. The financial reporting matters discussed included the following:

Current Roster

Christine Davine Chair, Deloitte LLP
Steven Jacobs Vice Chair, Ernst & Young LLP
Timothy D. Brown CohnReznick LLP
Curt Calaway Tyson Foods
Janie Copeland Caterpillar, Inc.
Jason Cuomo Moody’s
Brad Davidson Crowe Horwath LLP
Rich Davisson RSM US LLP
Melanie Dolan KPMG LLP
Fred Frank Moss Adams LLP 
Paula Hamric BDO USA, LLP
Bridgette Hodges Grant Thornton LLP
Larry Kallio University of Minnesota
John May PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Lyndon Park Equilibrium Stock Exchange
Jake Vossen Hein & Associates