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Bob Laux

Bob Laux

International Integrated Reporting Council
North American Lead
Sammamish, WA, USA

Bob Laux is the North American Lead for the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC).  The IIRC is a global coalition of regulators, investors, companies, standard setters, the accounting profession and NGOs promoting communication about value creation as the next step in the evolution of corporate reporting.  Prior to joining the IIRC, Bob spent 16 years at Microsoft Corporation, most recently as the Treasury Controller.  Prior to joining Microsoft in 2000, Bob was an Industry Fellow at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) where he was responsible for coordinating the activities of the Emerging Issues Task Force.  Prior to joining the FASB, Bob spent eight years at General Motors.

External Corporate Reporting Related Activities

  • Member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Board of Directors
  • Member of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Global Preparers Forum
  • Member of the American Accounting Association (AAA) Future of Accounting Education and Practice Advisory Group
  • Member of the AAA’s Finance Committee
  • Member of the IASB’s XBRL Advisory Council, 2009-2013
  • Member of the AICPA’s Board of Directors, 2008-2010
  • Member of the Center for Audit Quality SEC Regulations Committee, 2006-2009
  • Member of the AICPA’s Accounting Standards Executive Committee, 2001-2004


  • BA – Accounting, Michigan State University
  • MBA – Finance, University of Houston
  • Certified Management Accountant, Certified Public Accountant (Inactive) and Chartered Global Management Accountant
Bob Laux is associated with the following items:
SECI Workshop  SECI Workshop SEC Reporting Skills Workshop 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018, SAN DIEGO, CA
SEC Reporting Skills Workshop 2018, Monday, May 07, 2018, SEATTLE, WA
SEC Reporting Skills Workshop 2018, Thursday, July 26, 2018, Las Vegas, NV
SEC Reporting Skills Workshop 2018, Thursday, October 11, 2018, New York, NY
SEC Reporting Skills Workshop 2018, Thursday, November 29, 2018, Atlanta, GA
SEC Reporting Skills Workshop 2018, Thursday, December 13, 2018, New York, NY
SECI Live Seminars  SECI Live Seminars 33rd Midyear SEC Reporting & FASB Forum, Monday, June 18, 2018, San Francisco, CA

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