SEC Announces Agenda and Panelists for Roundtable on International Financial Reporting Standards
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, D.C., June 30, 2011 — The staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the panelists and final agenda for the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Roundtable to be held July 7.
The roundtable will feature three panels representing investors, smaller public companies, and regulators. The panel discussions will focus on topics such as investor understanding of IFRS, the impact on smaller public companies, and on the benefits and challenges of incorporating IFRS into U.S. public company accounting.
The roundtable discussion will begin at 10 a.m. and will be available by webcast on the SEC website. The webcast also will be archived for later viewing. Public seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the Multipurpose Room at the SEC’s headquarters at 100 F Street NE in Washington, D.C.
Members of the public who wish to provide their views on the matters to be considered at the roundtable discussion may submit comments through one of the following methods:
Send paper submissions in triplicate to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20549-1090, and refer to File Number 4-600.
Any statements submitted in connection with the roundtable will be made available to the public.