Washington, DC, July 24, 2008 – The Public Company
Accounting Oversight Board has scheduled an open meeting for Tuesday, July
29, at 9:30 a.m., in the Board’s open meeting room at 1666 K St. NW,
The Board will consider adopting rules and a corresponding form that govern when a firm would be allowed to succeed to the registration status of a predecessor firm following a merger or other change in the registered firm’s legal form.
The meeting will be open to the public and Webcast via a link on the PCAOB’s Web site (http://www.pcaobus.org/) that will be made available the day of the meeting. The meeting also will be available via podcast later in the day.
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The PCAOB is a
private-sector, nonprofit corporation, created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
of 2002, to oversee the auditors of public companies in order to protect
the interests of investors and further the public interest in the
preparation of informative, fair, and independent audit