Proposal To Modernize Auditor Independence Rules Available On SEC Website
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
First Public Hearing To Be Held July 26, 2000
Washington, D.C., June 30, 2000 The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that its proposal to modernize the current rules governing auditor independence is now available on the Commissionís website at www.sec.gov/rules/proposed/34-42994.htm.
The Commission also will hold its first public hearing on the proposed rules on Wednesday, July 26, 2000. Details on format, participants, and testimony presentation will be available soon.http://www.sec.gov/news/headlines/audrule.htm