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AMERICAN EQUITY INVESTMENT LIFE HOLDING CO : Changes in Registrant's Certifying Accountant (form 8-K)
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Item 4.01 Changes in Registrant's Certifying Accountant
The Audit Committee (the "Audit Committee") of the Board of Directors of
competitive selection process to select a firm to serve as the Company's
independent registered public accounting firm for the Company's fiscal year
registered public accounting firms to participate in this process.
Following review of proposals, on
accounting firm for the Company's fiscal year ending
to completion of EY's standard client acceptance procedures and execution of an
registered public accounting firm, will continue as the Company's independent
registered public accounting firm through the filing of the Company's Form 10-K
for the year ending
The audit reports of
the fiscal years ended
opinion or disclaimer of opinion, and were not qualified or modified as to
uncertainty, audit scope or accounting principles.
During the fiscal years ended
interim periods through
within the meaning of Item 304(a)(1)(iv) of Regulation S-K and the related
instructions between the Company and
or practices, financial statement disclosure, or auditing scope or procedure,
which, if not resolved to
reference thereto in its reports on the Company's consolidated financial
statements for such years; and (ii) there were no "reportable events" within the
meaning of Item 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K.
and Exchange Commission
statements. A copy of
Exhibit 16.1 to this Form 8-
interim period through
on its behalf consulted with EY regarding: (i) the application of accounting
principles to a specific transaction, either completed or proposed, or the type
of audit opinion that might be rendered on the Company's financial statements or
internal control over financial reporting, and neither a written nor oral advice
was provided to the Company by EY that was an important factor considered by the
Company in reaching a decision as to any accounting, auditing or financial
reporting issue; (ii) any matter that was either the subject of a disagreement
within the meaning of Item 304(a)(2)(i) of Regulations S-K and the related
instructions to Item 304 of Regulations S-K; or (iii) any reportable event
within the meaning of Item 304(a)(2)(ii) of Regulation S-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibits are being furnished with this Form 8-K.
16.1 Letter from
104 The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K,
formatted in Inline XBRL.
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