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SEC Announces Moderators and Panelists for Roundtable Discussion of Financial Disclosure and Auditor Oversight in NYC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2002-17

Washington, D.C., March 1, 2002 – The Securities and Exchange Commission today released the following list of moderators and panelists for its March 4 roundtable discussion of financial disclosure and auditor oversight in New York City.

Improving Financial Disclosure (10:00 a.m. - noon)

Moderator: Marty Lipton, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Panelists: Warren Buffett, Chairman, Berkshire Hathaway

Dwight Churchill, S.V.P, Head of Fixed Income Division, Fidelity Investments

Stephen Friedman, Senior Principal, MMC Capital

Dick Grasso, Chairman and CEO, New York Stock Exchange

Dean Joel H. Seligman, Washington University School of Law

John White, Cravath, Swaine & Moore

Assuring Adequate Oversight of Auditing (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)

Moderator: Robert Mundheim, Shearman & Sterling
Panelists: William Allen, New York University School of Law

Warren Buffet, Chairman, Berkshire Hathaway

James Copeland, Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte & Touche

David Shedlarz, Chief Financial Officer, Pfizer

Melvyn Weiss, Milberg, Weiss, Bershad, Hynes & Lerach

The roundtable discussion will take place in the Astor Room of the Inter-Continental The Barclay New York. The hotel is located at 111 E. 48th Street.

The SEC will provide an audio Webcast (live and archived) of both the morning and afternoon sessions on its website at www.sec.gov/news/extra/marchroundcast.htm. A complete transcript will be available on the SEC Web site at a later date.

 

http://www.sec.gov/news/headlines/adv-marchround.htm

Modified: 03/01/2002