Two weeks ago, Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Harvey Pitt sounded more confident than England prior to its historic 38-minute war with Zanzibar, that the five members of the new Public Company Accounting Oversight Board would be in place by the end of September.

That would have been one month ahead of a congressional-mandated schedule — a nearly unheard of timetable in Washington.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Accounting Today content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access