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Unformatted text preview: s and challenges in reporting in IFRS and how world-class companies have made the move, or plan to make the move, to IFRS. Hear a status update from senior US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff on their consideration of permitting or requiring US companies to report in IFRS, and hear from leading financial executives, auditors and others on how the move to IFRS was made by leading companies in Europe and elsewhere, and how some US companies are gearing up to make the move. More information can be found at www. financialexecutives.org under “Events.” About Ernst & Young Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 130,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. For more information, please visit www.ey.com. Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. This publication contains information in summary form and is therefore intended for general guidance only. It is not intended to be a substitute for detailed research or the exercise of professional judgment. Ernst & Young can accept no responsibility for loss suffered by any person acting or refraining from action based on anything contained herein. Professional advisors should be consulted on any specific matter. Dealing with the mounting pressures Institutional Investor Board Member/CFO Symposium 9 September 2008, Washington D.C. Sponsored by Ernst & Young and other leading authorities, this symposium will focus on the pressures confronting board members, and the corporations they direct, as they increase in both scope and severity. Directors need to increase their knowledge base as never before — incorporating advanced financial expertise, proficiency of the risks facing their firms, regulatory and governance concerns with the always important people issues. As importantly, directors must increase their ability to manage their time, gain new expertise in different and developing areas and maintain ethical and procedural standards. This daylong program will help corporate board members obtain perspective that will enable them to overcome the hurdles they face on a day-to-day basis, improve their performance and meet the responsibilities of their expanding role. To request more information on this event, please contact Nancy Kidd at (212) 224-3832 or [email protected] Read this issue and others and find Ernst & Young audit committee resources online at www.eyonline.com/auditcommittee. 12 BoardMatters Quarterly April 2008 www.ey.com © 2008 EYGM Limited. All Rights Reserved. SCORE No. CJ0075 This newsletter may include copyrighted materials of third parties. No part of this newsletter may be reproduced, distributed, displayed, or published without the express written permission of Ernst & Young LLP and the copyright holders of any included materials. All permission requests should be forwarded to Meaghan Levasseur (meaghan. [email protected])....
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