Skip to Content

Navigating the AICPA’s revised State and Local Government Client Affiliates Independence Guidance

Presented By:
Katie Thornton Michelle Watterworth Tom Marchese
July 21, 2021
View On-Demand
Be prepared for the new AICPA interpretation of what defines an “affiliate,” effective Jan. 1, 2022.

Businessperson sitting at his desktop computer typing.This view on-demand webinar will help state and local governments, including institutions of higher education, governmental healthcare, and insurance organizations, to understand the new definition of an “affiliate,” how to identify affiliates, and how these changes impact the government’s audit firm from an independence perspective.

Learning objectives:

  • Navigate the revised State and Local Government Client Affiliates interpretation.
  • Implement tools to assist with the interpretation.
  • Better understand the new independence guidance.


  • Katie Thornton, partner
  • Tom Marchese, senior manager


  • Michelle Watterworth, partner

Format: Audio with slides

Cost: No fee

Find our full webinar series here:

Related Thinking

View of the Washington of the monument.
March 23, 2021

OMB issues M-21-20: Administrative flexibilities, relief, and single audit extensions

Article 2 min read
Outside of a large building up against a blue sky
October 21, 2020

GASB update: Are you on track?

Conference room set up for discussion on GASB accounting standard updates.
May 5, 2023

GASB accounting standard update: Spring 2023

Article 1 min read