Auditing



Chief accountant says SEC will enforce new independence rules
( www.sec.gov/news/speeches/spch445.htm ).

SEC answers frequently asked questions on auditor independence
( www.sec.gov/offices/account/audinfaq.htm ).

GAO: Many federal agencies are mismanaged, unprepared for audits
( www.gao.gov/pas/2001/d01241.pdf ).

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