15 January 2009: For Immediate Release

BANKING CRISIS - Auditors and Credit Rating Agencies

The Treasury Committee will take evidence on the role of Auditors and Credit Rating Agencies within the banking crisis on Wednesday 28 January in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House, as follows: 

The Role of Auditors

At 2.30pm:
Robert Hodgkinson, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
Helen Brand, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Paul Boyle, Financial Reporting Council
Prof Prem Sikka, University of Essex
Prof Michael Power, London School of Economics

3.15pm (Approx)
John Hitchins, PwC
Brendan Nelson, KPMG
Jonathan Hayward, Independent Audit

The Role of Credit Ratings Agencies

4.00pm (Approx)
Standard & Poor's
Fitch Ratings

Those wishing to attend the meeting should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information Office on 020 7219 4272 on the day before the hearing.