The AICPA’s Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) has proposed a new definition of publicly traded company and has revised the definition of public interest entity as part of their IESBA convergence. The definition explains when AICPA independence standards would apply and when related ethics standards like PCAOB and NAIC standards would apply. Comments are due September 15.

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With over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa Galasso designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting. She closely monitors regulatory bodies for changes in auditing and accounting guidance and serves as a subject matter expert in implementing the updated guidance.