US SEC names interim chief accountant

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22 Jul 2016

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has named Wesley R. Bricker, deputy chief accountant since 2015, as interim chief accountant.

Mr Bricker will be responsible for the activities of the Office of the Chief Accountant as James V. Schnurr, current chief accountant, recovers from a serious accident. Mr Bricker will serve as the principal advisor to the Commission on accounting and auditing matters. He will also be responsible for the oversight of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

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