|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:||
CONTACT: Jesse Jacobs
|Wednesday, February 27, 2002||
Senator Paul S. Sarbanes, the Chairman of the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, has announced that full Committee will meet to receive testimony from the General Accounting Office, the investigative arm of the Congress, on "Accounting Practices and Options for Reform." The Comptroller General will focus on accounting and financial reporting, the quality of auditing, oversight of the accounting profession and corporate governance. In addition, the Committee will hear from a panel of experts on regulatory oversight, conflicts of interest and other issues in the wake of Enron Corp. and other failures.
The hearing will be held:
Appearing before the Committee will be: