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Investment Companies


Committee Members

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Sean D. Matthews
Grant Thornton LLPManhattan/Bronx
Alan D. Alzfan RSM US LLPNassau
James A. Anziano Grassi & Company CPAs P.C. Manhattan/Bronx
Anthony J. Artabane Anthony Artabane CPA PllcWestchester
Jason I. Barocas KPMG LLP Manhattan/Bronx
Rafael Beck
Integrated Investment Solutions LLCManhattan/Bronx
Maurice Berkower
Berkower LLCStaten Island
Peter L. Berlant Anchin Block & Anchin LLP Manhattan/Bronx
Frank R. Boutillette WithumSmith+Brown P.C.Out-of-State
Joseph Cassano
WithumSmith+Brown P.C.Suffolk
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About the Investment Companies Committee

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Investment Companies Committee
Committee Action Plan

Who We Are

We are a multi-disciplinary committee comprised of members of the Society who work for or provide accounting, auditing, tax or consulting services to those entities which are subject to the AICPA's Investment Companies Audit and Accounting Guide, and their advisers. These include investment partnerships, unit investment trusts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles.

What We Do

--  Monitor, review, discuss and comment on, in coordination with other appropriate responding committees, developments in rules and regulations related to the Industry including, but not limited to, those promulgated by:

  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
  • Financial Accounting Standards Board
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • State Tax Authorities
  • Relevant Foreign Regulators including the IASB, the IAASB, and other Offshore Regulators that are concerned with the development, application and regulation of Professional Standards affecting the Investment Companies Industry
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • National Futures Association
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

--  Sponsor an annual conference covering current topics related to the above entities, and not in conflict with other relevant conferences.

--  Address technical questions from members.

--  Discuss current practice problems

Who Should Join

Members who have significant relevant experience in the Industry who are willing to participate actively in committee meetings and projects and those members with less experience, but a strong interest in the area will be considered.