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ALI-CLE: Accountants' Liability 2024

May 16-17, 2024

Veronica Callahan, partner and Chair of the Securities Enforcement and Litigation Group, will co-chair the ALI-CLE: Accountants’ Liability 2024 conference, which will be held May 16-17, 2024 in Washington, D.C. On May 16, Veronica will speak on the “AI and Emerging Technologies in the Accounting Industry” panel; partner Jane Norberg will speak on the “Proactively Addressing Escalating Issues” panel which will be moderated by partner Christian Schultz; and Dan Hawke will speak on “The Role Auditors Play in Providing Assurance on ESG Issues” panel.

This must-attend annual conference features an unparalleled array of panelists, from noted practitioners, to general counsel from accounting firms, to regulators from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). In addition to keynote addresses from SEC Chief Accountant Paul Munter and PCAOB Board Member George Botic, experienced and diverse panels will address the following topics and more:

  • Accounting litigation trends
  • New and proposed accounting standards
  • Artificial intelligence in the accounting profession
  • Quality controls and other emerging regulatory issues
  • ESG/climate accounting
  • The role of gatekeepers in regulatory investigations
  • Beyond the Big Four
  • SEC perspectives
  • Responding to parallel investigations
  • PCAOB inspection program

Learn more and register here.

Meet the Speakers

Christian D. H. Schultz
Arnold & Porter
Daniel M. Hawke
Arnold & Porter