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

Presented By:
Katie Thornton Michelle Watterworth Tom Marchese
July 21, 2021
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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

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