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Press Release

CPA Society Host Auditing Standards Conference, Nov. 18

Maya Lindsay
Published Date:
Nov 15, 2016

NEW YORK – (Nov. 15, 2016) – CPAs, partners, attorneys and others in the accounting and auditing profession will convene Nov. 18 for the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ (NYSSCPA) 2016 Auditing Standards Conference, 14 Wall Street, 19th Floor, from 8:20 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The conference produced by the Society’s Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE), will feature accounting professionals, attorneys, and owners from private and public firms, discussing changes that will affect year-end audits and updates related to the American Institute of CPAs’ (AICPA) Auditing Standards Board’s projects. This includes feedback from practitioners on the AICPA’s Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARS) No. 21 adoption.

Julian Jacoby, CPA, will discuss traditional procedures for financial statement disclosures and the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s efforts to reduce complexity in materiality disclosures for investors. 

Steven Berger, Esq., shareholder, Vedder Price P.C., will give an ethics and legal update on rules and regulations that are affecting auditing practices. Berger will address recent litigations against accountants and provide professionals with the best practice measures to mitigate mentioned issues.

For more information, or to register for the 2016 Auditing Standards Conference, go to or call 800.537.3635.

Media members interested in attending – via webcast or in person – should contact Maya Lindsay at 212.719.8350 or

About the NYSSCPA
Founded in 1897, the NYSSCPA is the premier professional accounting association for more than 26,000 members residing and practicing in New York State, encompassing all areas of public practice, including in government, education, healthcare, real estate, technology and entertainment and industry. It is the oldest – and the third largest such state society organization - in the United States.