Lack Speaks on Litigation Against Auditors at Baruch's 9th Annual Audit Conference

December 4, 2014

Friedman Kaplan litigation partner Robert J. Lack took part in a panel discussion on "Litigation Against Auditors - Present & Future" at the 9th Annual Auditing Conference hosted on December 4, 2014 by Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business in New York City. Co-panelists included Jordan Thomas, a partner at Labaton Sucharow LLP; Scott Univer, General Counsel of WeiserMazars; David Woodcock, Regional Director of the Fort Worth Regional Office of the SEC, and Michael Young, a partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. The panel was moderated by Douglas Carmichael, the Eli and Claire Mason Professor of Accountancy at Baruch College and the former Chief Auditor at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

The annual conference provides a forum for interaction among the business, public accounting, and academic communities and policy setters from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, SEC, and PCAOB. It also examines current best practices of ethics and independence in the auditing profession. The conference is organized in partnership with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy's Center for the Public Trust.

The conference was held at the Newman Vertical Campus, Baruch College of The City University of New York. For more information about the conference, click here.