The SEC has appointed John Vanosdall and Paul Munter as deputy chief accountants in
the Office of the Chief Accountant (the “Office”).
Mr. Vanosdall will lead the activities of the Office’s accounting group. Such
activities include “understanding investor and other perspectives on accounting
matters and consulting with public companies, auditors, and divisions and offices
within the SEC on the application of accounting standards and financial disclosure
requirements.” In addition, Mr. Vanosdall will help the Office with matters related
to the SEC’s oversight of the FASB. For more information, see the press release on the SEC’s Web site.
Mr. Munter will lead the Office’s activities related to international matters. Such
activities include “working closely with various international organizations
including the International Organization of Securities Commissions, the
International Accounting Standards Board, and the International Auditing and
Assurance Standards Board, among others.” For more information, see the press release on the SEC’s Web site.