American Bar Association
 
Audit Responses Committee

ABA Section of Business Law


Audit Responses Committee


Mission Statement




The mission of the Audit Responses Committee is to be a resource concerning lawyers' responses to auditor inquiries and related financial reporting and disclosure issues, focusing on implementation of the "treaty" reached with accountants in the ABA Statement of Policy regarding audit responses.

Committee Facts

  • Over 500 members, consisting to a great extent of partners who are responsible for the audit response policies of their firms.
  • Clearing house on treaty issues and implementation.
  • Deals with new types of auditor requests seeking responses which would be inconsistent with the treaty.
  • Coordinates with regulators and others setting accounting and auditing standards concerning the issues addressed by the treaty.
  • Meets three times a year at Business Law Section meetings, with many participating by phone.
  • Listserv is widely used to communicate concerns and possible solutions.

Areas of Expertise

  • Responses to auditor requests in light of the treaty and the importance of protecting privileged communications.

Related Products

    Auditor's Letter Handbook, Second Edition

    Auditor's Letter Handbook, Second Edition

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Leadership

Chair:

White, Thomas

Committee Roster  


Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events


    Materials


    Past Meetings


    Listserve

    In order to send a message to the listserve, send a message to the email address below. You must be a member of the Committee to successfully send a message to the listserve.

    BL-AUDITRESPONSE@mail.americanbar.org

    In order to access the listserve archive, please click here.


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    Modified by Graham Hunt on July 7, 2014

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