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Deloitte Fireside Chats are interactive programs on current issues in financial regulation of interest to the accounting and auditing professions. The audience for each Fireside Chat is invited to submit questions for the program prior to broadcast.

The SEC Historical Society collaborates with Deloitte to broadcast the Fireside Chats. The Society is responsible for the selection of the academic moderator for each Chat; the Society and Deloitte work together to determine the topics and presenters for each program.


September 1, 2021

Financial Reporting: A View from the SEC's Chief Accountant

Moderator: David M. Lynn (Partner at Morrison & Foerster LLP and former Chief Counsel in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance)
Presenter(s): Paul A. Beswick, EY Americas IFRS Leader and former SEC Chief Accountant Paul Munter, acting SEC Chief Accountant and former SEC Deputy Chief Accountant Joseph B Ucuzoglu, Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte US and former Senior Advisor to the SEC Chief Accountant. A special program that explores the SEC’s role in the development of financial reporting requirements and accounting standards with several of the Commission’s Chief Accountants and individuals who served in the Office of the Chief Accountant (“OCA”). The program provides perspectives on serving in OCA at the SEC and explores the important role that the office plays in the regulation of financial reporting, accounting standards and auditor independence.
This program is made possible through the generous support of Deloitte & Touche LLP
November 29, 2018

Deloitte Fireside Chat XIV - Blockchain and Crypto: A Rational Dialogue

Moderator: Dan Sunderland
Presenter(s): Will Bible, Audit & Assurance Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP and Amy Steele, Audit & Assurance Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
15 November 2017

Deloitte Fireside Chat XIII: Evolving Role of the Auditor

Moderator: Moderator Tom Davenport, Professor, Babson College
Presenter(s): Dan Sunderland, Chief Auditor, Deloitte & Touche LLP and Will Bible, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
19 October 2016

Deloitte Fireside Chat XII: Financial Reporting of Non-GAAP Measures

Moderator: Mark Peecher
Presenter(s): Christine Davine, Brian Lane, Jon Lukomnik
22 October 2015

Deloitte Fireside Chat XI: Disclosure Effectiveness

Moderator: James McKinney
Presenter(s): James Kroeker, Daniel Murdock, Thomas Omberg
08 October 2014

Deloitte Fireside Chat X: Financial Reporting - Past, Present and Future

Moderator: Mark Peecher
Presenter(s): J. Michael Cook, Joseph Ucuzoglu
10 October 2013

Deloitte Fireside Chat IX: The FASB at Forty and Forward

Moderator: Parveen Gupta
Presenter(s): Russell Golden, Joseph Ucuzoglu
07 November 2012

Deloitte Fireside Chat VIII: International Convergence

Moderator: James McKinney
Presenter(s): Robert Herz, Joseph Ucuzoglu
16 October 2012

Deloitte Fireside Chat VII: The Profession Looks at Sarbanes-Oxley

Moderator: Mark Peecher
Presenter(s): Alan Beller, Joseph Ucuzoglu
18 October 2011

Deloitte Fireside Chat VI: The SEC's Role in Accounting Standards Setting

Moderator: Mark Beasley
Presenter(s): Loretta Cangialosi, Robert Kueppers, Arthur Wyatt
05 October 2011

Deloitte Fireside Chat V. Role of the Auditor

Moderator: Mark Peecher
Presenter(s): Robert Kueppers, Robert Moritz
26 October 2010

Deloitte Fireside Chat IV: Responsibility for Preventing and Detecting Financial Reporting Fraud

Moderator: Ira Solomon
Presenter(s): Joseph Carcello, Cynthia Fornelli, Robert J. Kueppers
14 October 2010

Deloitte Fireside Chat III: Regulation in the Audit Profession: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Moderator: G. Peter Wilson
Presenter(s): Roderick Hills and Robert Kueppers
28 October 2009

Deloitte Fireside Chat II: Exploring Principles vs. Rules-Based Accounting and Auditing Standards

Moderator: Patricia Fairfield
Presenter(s): Robert Kueppers, Scott Taub
22 October 2009

Deloitte Fireside Chat I: The Role of Professional Judgment in Accounting and Auditing

Moderator: Zoe-Vonna Palmrose
Presenter(s): Gregory J. Jonas, Robert Kueppers

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