Recent Auditor Independence Cases Suggest SEC's ‘Operation Broken Gate' Is in Full Swing

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Matthew P. Bosher is a litigation partner with Hunton & Williams. He defends companies, executives, and accountants in disputes related to financial reporting and corporate governance.
As the glut of financial crisis cases approaches the end of the pipeline, the SEC and other regulators have inevitably shifted their attention to different targets. At least one of those new targets is an old one: accounting firms.