Schedule of Witnesses for Wednesday's SEC Hearings

SEC Announces Schedule of Witnesses for Public Hearing on Auditor
Independence

Schedule of Appearances
Public Hearing - July 26, 2000
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

As previously announced, the Commission is holding a public hearing on Wednesday, July 26, in connection with its proposed rule amendments regarding auditor independence. The hearing will take place in the William O. Douglas Room of the Commission's headquarters at 450 Fifth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20549. The following is a schedule of appearances for the hearing:

9:00 am: Opening Statements by the Chairman and Commissioners

9:20 am: Session One
John D. Hawke, Jr., Comptroller of the Currency

9:40 am: Session Two
J. Michael Cook, former Chairman and CEO, Deloitte & Touche

10:00 am: Session Three
Rick Antle, Professor of Accounting, Yale School of Management
John C. Coffee, Jr., Professor of Law, Columbia University Law School
Paul B.W. Miller, Professor of Accounting, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

11:10 am: Break

11:20 am: Session Four
John H. Biggs, Chairman, President and CEO, TIAA-CREF
Ray J. Groves, former Chairman and CEO, Ernst & Young

12:00 pm: Lunch Break

1:00 pm: Session Five
Representative, Arthur Andersen
Representative, Deloitte & Touche
Representative, KPMG

2:00 pm: Session Six
Jack T. Ciesielski, R.G. Associates, Inc. and Publisher, The Analyst's Accounting Observer

2:20 pm: Session Seven
William T. Allen, Chair, Independence Standards Board
John C. Bogle, Member, Independence Standards Board
Robert E. Denham, Member, Independence Standards Board
Manuel H. Johnson, Member, Independence Standards Board

3:10 pm: Break

3:20 pm: Session Eight
George Loewenstein, Professor of Economics and Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University
Max H. Bazerman, Professor, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, and Fellow, Harvard Business School
Douglas R. Carmichael, Professor of Accounting, Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York, and former Vice-President, AICPA
Curtis C. Verschoor, Research Professor, DePaul University

4:20 pm: Session Nine
Dan L. Goldwasser, Vedder, Price, Kaufman & Kammholz
Alfred M. King, Chairman of the Board, Valuation Research Corporation
Mark Santarsario, President, Marshall & Stevens, Inc.
Nimish Patel, Pollet & Richardson

5:30 pm: Conclusion

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