The Future of the Accounting Profession: Auditor Concentration

The May 2005 colloquium addressed the issues of competition and consolidation among accounting firms and other structural changes to the accounting field.  The colloquium was co-chaired by Rod Hills, former chairman of the SEC, and Mike Cook, former CEO of Deloitte & Touche.  

The Future of the Accounting Profession

The inaugural event of the Assembly's project on accounting and auditing standards, “The Future of the Accounting Profession” brought together fifty participants to discuss ways of ensuring the integrity of auditing practices and the viability of the auditing sector.

Retooling for Growth: Building a Twenty-first Century Economy in America's Older Industrial Areas

2007. The American Assembly

From the 2007 Assembly of the same name, this report explores policy strategies for revitalizing older US industrial areas that no longer effectively compete in the global economy.

Governance of Financial Institutions

A November 2009 American Assembly convened to identify the financial-sector governance problems that contributed to the 2008 crisis and to develop consensual proposals to address them.

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