Washington, DC – Cindy Fornelli, executive director of the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), issued the following statement after the US Senate confirmed Elad Roisman as a commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC):
"Congratulations to Elad Roisman on his important new role at the SEC. Mr. Roisman’s financial policy experience and history of public service will serve the SEC’s crucial mission to protect investors, maintain fair and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.
"The CAQ looks forward to being a resource for Mr. Roisman and continuing to work with the entire SEC to support strong audit quality and further strengthen investor confidence and our capital markets."
About the CAQ
The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) is an autonomous, nonpartisan public policy organization dedicated to enhancing investor confidence and public trust in the global capital markets. The CAQ fosters high quality performance by public company auditors, convenes and collaborates with other stakeholders to advance the discussion of critical issues requiring action and intervention, and advocates policies and standards that promote public company auditors’ objectivity, effectiveness, and responsiveness to dynamic market conditions. Based in Washington, DC, the CAQ is affiliated with the American Institute of CPAs. For more information, visit www.thecaq.org.