International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) Executive Director Carl Renner Luncheon: IFIAR’s View from Tokyo
Please join the ACCJ for a special event with Carl Renner, Executive Director and Delon Abrams, Senior Policy Officer, of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR). IFIAR’s Members hail from 52 jurisdictions around the world, sharing the strategic objective of achieving significantly improved audit quality on a global basis. IFIAR is a key contributor to the FSB’s annual audit roundtable, providing updates on IFIAR’s global inspection survey report and developments relating to the “Big 6” global audit networks. IFIAR is a member of The Monitoring Group, a group of international financial institutions and regulatory bodies committed to advancing the public interest in areas related to international audit standard setting and audit quality.
Established as a forum in 2006, IFIAR selected Tokyo as the location of its first permanent office which was opened in April 2017. Messrs. Renner and Abrams will outline IFIAR’s activities and discuss IFIAR’s views on audit quality, among other topics.
Carl joined IFIAR in April 2017 to lead the new secretariat based in Tokyo. Carl is a chartered accountant with more than 17 years’ experience in medium and large audit firms; 13 years as an auditor and four years as a financial due diligence specialist. During his career, Carl has worked in Sydney, Tokyo, and London. Immediately prior to joining IFIAR, Carl spent four years at the UK’s Financial Reporting Council’s Financial Reporting Lab which brings together companies and investors to support improvement and innovation in reporting.
Delon joined IFIAR in October 2017, bringing nearly 20 years of legal experience from past roles in several prominent law firms and global financial institutions New York City, Tokyo and Singapore. As Senior Policy Officer, Delon’s responsibilities include delivering on the Secretariat work plan, supporting IFIAR’s Working Groups, managing external communications and monitoring compliance with the IFIAR Charter and internal policies. Immediately prior to joining IFIAR, Delon spent six years as an Assistant General counsel in Citibank’s regional offices in Singapore handling a broad variety of financial transaction and regulatory matters.
Andrew Conrad, Chair
ACCJ Financial Services Forum
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