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Expanding auditor responsibility

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance.

Expanding auditor responsibility

hearing before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, August 2, 1990.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Auditors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
    • Accountants -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
    • Auditing -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Accounting -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Financial institutions -- United States -- Auditing.,
    • Financial institutions -- United States -- Accounting.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .E555 1990d
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 149 p. ;
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1665871M
      LC Control Number91600352

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