The U.S. capital markets are the largest and best-regulated in the world. There are over 3,000 firms qualified to audit U.S. public companies. Auditors are the primary gatekeepers of the quality of essential financial information. A substantial regulatory overhaul in 2002 has changed the landscape of audits of small public companies. So have technology and changing work habits. The rate of such changes is getting faster. Auditing has never been so exciting or challenging. The quality of auditing has never been higher.
Join me in analyzing this marketplace and delving into the changes that are changing financial reporting and auditing from an art to a science, right before our eyes.