Can we get to global accounting standards? 2015 Hylton Lecture to focus on convergence

3.16.2015 Accounting, News Release, School News

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Continuing challenges to global convergence of accounting standards will be the focus of the annual Wake Forest University School of Business Hylton Lecture.

“Can we get to global accounting standards?” will be held on Tuesday, March 24 at 4:00 p.m. in Farrell Hall’s Broyhill Auditorium.

Speaker Jim Leisenring will share his thoughts honed through more than 30 years of accounting experience that includes the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board, on convergence and the impediments we have faced to establish a uniform and global set of accounting standards.

The Hylton Lecture Series in Accountancy was established in 1980 to honor Delmer Paul Hylton, who started Wake Forest’s accountancy program in 1949 and helped build it into one of the top accounting programs in the nation.

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Media contact: Stephanie Skordas at 336.758.4098 or skordas@wfu.edu.