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SEC Signals Audit Crackdown As Firms Seek PE Partners

By Al Barbarino (September 1, 2022, 2:03 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's top accounting official has warned accounting firms that enforcement actions could result if they don't maintain auditing independence when selling parts of their businesses to private equity firms, showing that the agency is closely eyeing a wave of deals that could transform the industry....

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