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 Capital Markets Pulse, a podcast series hosted by Julie Bell Lindsay, CEO of the Center for Audit Quality, dives into the latest key matters in the capital markets from the perspective of the auditing profession, featuring experts from across the corporate reporting world. 

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 Capital Markets Pulse, a podcast series hosted by Julie Bell Lindsay, CEO of the Center for Audit Quality, dives into the latest key matters in the capital markets from the perspective of the auditing profession, featuring experts from across the corporate reporting world. 

    Episode 4: The State of Audit Quality feat. Seth Siegel, CEO of Grant Thornton, and Prat Bhatt, former Chief Accounting Officer at Cisco

    Episode 4: The State of Audit Quality feat. Seth Siegel, CEO of Grant Thornton, and Prat Bhatt, former Chief Accounting Officer at Cisco

    This episode of Capital Markets Pulse discusses a topic that's always top of mind: audit quality. This episode dives into the state of audit quality and incorporates different perspectives on how to measure it, the PCAOB's latest inspection results, and the PCAOB's standard-setting agenda. Additionally, we also explore how preparers, board members and external auditors continuously work together to deliver high-quality audits that deliver decision-useful information to investors.

    Featuring:
    Seth Siegel, CEO, Grant ThorntonPrat Bhatt, former Chief Accounting Officer at Cisco, and Public Company Board memberThis podcast series is brought to you by the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ).

    Website: https://www.thecaq.org/
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/center-for-audit-quality/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheCAQ
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thecaq/

    • 28 min
    Episode 3: The Talent Pipeline: Addressing the Accountant Shortage feat. Guylaine Sainte Juste and Mark Taylor

    Episode 3: The Talent Pipeline: Addressing the Accountant Shortage feat. Guylaine Sainte Juste and Mark Taylor

    Amid significant investments by the accounting profession in talent and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), there remains a pipeline crunch and lack of progress in moving the diversity needle. In this episode, Julie Bell Lindsay speaks with two leaders approaching the challenge from different angles but sharing the same goal: a strong, diverse accounting talent pool. 
    Featuring: 
    Guylaine Sainte Juste, President and CEO, NABA, Inc. Mark Taylor, 2023-2024 President, American Accounting Association and Director of the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy at the University of South Florida This podcast series is brought to you by the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ).

    Website: https://www.thecaq.org/
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/center-for-audit-quality/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheCAQ
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thecaq/

    • 28 min
    Episode 2: A Follow-Up Conversation with Former SEC Chief Accountants Lynn Turner and Wes Bricker

    Episode 2: A Follow-Up Conversation with Former SEC Chief Accountants Lynn Turner and Wes Bricker

    Last summer, Lynn Turner, previous Chief Accountant at the SEC and current member of the PCAOB’s Investor Advisory Group (IAG) as well as the PCAOB’s Standards and Emerging Issues Advisory Group (SEIAG), and Wes Bricker, also a former Chief Accountant at the SEC and current Vice Chair, US Trust Solutions at PwC, joined Julie Bell Lindsay in a  discussion on the 20th anniversary of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act – or SOX and what has happened in the decades since.  A year after SOX's 20th anniversary, we revisit key themes from their discussion, including the state of audit quality and the role auditors play in presenting transparent and reliable information that impacts our capital markets and everyday Americans.  
    Featuring:
    Lynn Turner, Former Chief Accountant at the SEC and current member of PCAOB’s IAG and SEIAG Wes Bricker, Vice Chair, USE Trust Solutions, PwC and former SEC Chief Accountant Visit the previous conversation here: https://www.cfodive.com/spons/podcast-sox-talks/629998/
    This podcast series is brought to you by the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ).

    Website: https://www.thecaq.org/
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/center-for-audit-quality/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheCAQ
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thecaq/

    • 33 min
    Episode 1: Economic pessimism, labor challenges & technology shifts feat. Janet Malzone and Amanda Iacone

    Episode 1: Economic pessimism, labor challenges & technology shifts feat. Janet Malzone and Amanda Iacone

    Public company auditors play a critical but often unseen role in capital markets. Giving a second set of eyes on company-reported financial statements, auditors provide assurance that the information investors, policymakers, and other capital market stakeholders use to inform decisions gives an accurate portrayal and that there’s no fraud involved. Amid international conflicts, ongoing inflation, and business transformation, the markets that public companies tap into remain complex and ever-evolving. What do audit partners at the country’s leading accounting firms have to say about the economy? Listen in as our host and guests discuss the latest results from the Audit Partner Pulse Survey, a biannual survey of nearly 700 audit partners across the country who work with companies across every sector of the economy.
    This podcast series is brought to you by the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ).

    Website: https://www.thecaq.org/
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/center-for-audit-quality/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheCAQ
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thecaq/

    • 30 min

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