Release No. 33-7883, 34-43219; File No. S7-13-00:
Extension of Deadline for
Public Hearing Materials
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Release No. 33-7883, 34-43219; File No. S7-13-00
Revision of the Commission's Auditor Independence Requirements
AGENCY: Securities and Exchange Commission
ACTION: Extension of time period to submit materials for public hearing on September 20, 2000; location of hearings
SUMMARY: On August 10, 2000, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a Notice announcing that it would hold additional public hearings on September 13, 2000 in New York and on September 20, 2000 in Washington, D.C. on proposed rule amendments regarding auditor independence. The Notice is available on the Commission's web site at http://www.sec.gov/rules/extra/33-7880.htm. The Notice set September 5, 2000 as the date by which the Commission must receive copies of oral statements or summaries of testimony by those requesting to testify. We are now extending the date by which persons testifying on September 20 must submit those materials. The new deadline is September 12, 2000. The date to submit materials for the September 13 hearing remains September 5, 2000. The hearing on September 13 will be held at Pace Downtown Theatre at Pace University, Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street, New York, New York (across from City Hall Park). The hearing on September 20 will be held in the William O. Douglas Room at the Commission's headquarters at 450 Fifth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20549.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Oral statements or summaries of testimony, and other written testimony or comments, should be mailed to Jonathan G. Katz, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 450 Fifth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20459-0609 or filed electronically at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org. All oral statements or summaries of testimony, and other written testimony or comments, should refer to Comment File No. S7-13-00. Electronic submissions should include "Comment File No. S7-13-00" and "Testimony" in the subject line. Copies of all requests and other submissions and transcripts of the hearings will be available for public inspection and copying in the Commission's Public Reference Room at 450 Fifth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20549. Electronically submitted requests and other materials will be posted on the Commission's internet web site (http://www.sec.gov) following the hearings.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John M. Morrissey, Deputy Chief
Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, at (202) 942-4400.
By the Commission.
Jonathan G. Katz
August 29, 2000