US SEC appoints new Chief Accountant

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26 Aug 2014

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed James Schnurr as the new chief accountant in the SEC’s Office of the Chief Accountant to succeed Paul Beswick. In his new role, which begins in October, Mr Schnurr will oversee accounting interpretations, professional practice issues and international accounting matters.

Mr Schnurr, a retired senior partner at Deloitte, has almost 40 years of experience in the accounting and auditing profession. He spent the latter part of his career at the firm’s national office where he was consulted extensively on various SEC technical accounting issues.

For additional information, see the press release on the SEC’s website.

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