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Sep 16, 2019 2019-09 Accountancy Alumni

Accounting alumnus Duane DesParte delivers speech on audit quality

Gies College of Business alumnus Duane DesParte (ACCY ’85) returned to campus onDuane_DesParte_headshot September 12, 2019 for the Accountancy Lyceum Series. DesParte is currently a board member for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), which was established by Congress to oversee the audits of public companies. DesParte’s speech “Improving Audit Quality through a Renewed Focus on Quality Control” was posted on the PCAOB website. It addresses the importance of audits to capital markets, oversight of audits, quality control standards and more. Read the full speech.