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Pushback rises on disclosure of auditor, audit committee talks

Tammy Whitehouse | August 29, 2017

Despite calls for more transparency around the discussions between audit committees and auditors, angst still runs deep about giving investors any kind of visibility into that dialogue.

A recent study by EY shows that audit committees continue to make incremental increases in the voluntary disclosures they provide to investors through proxy statements, but they still say very little about their interactions with external auditors. At the same time, a new rule that would require auditors to say more in their audit reports is getting some last-ditch pleas for relief at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

On the audit committee front, the EY analysis of Fortune... To get the full story, subscribe now.