Friday, 19th September, 2008: The Authority has today published draft Regulations governing the conduct of statutory Investigations under Section 24 of the Companies (Auditing and Accounting) Act 2003. Interested parties’ views are being sought on the draft Regulations and, to assist contributors in framing their responses, the Authority has also published an accompanying Consultation Paper. The draft Regulations and Consultation Paper can be accessed here. The closing date for submissions is Friday, 12th December, 2008. Pending the completion of the final Regulations, the draft Regulations will serve as interim Regulations.