Events for Wednesday, March 4, 2009

8 a.m. New York Times Chief Financial Correspondent Floyd Norris will intervew former chief accountants at Securities and Exchange Commission in a discussion on the S.E.C.’s role in accounting. At Ernst & Young, 22nd floor café, 5 Times Square, Seventh Avenue between 41st and 42nd streets.
8 a.m. The Columbia Business School’s Center on Global Brand Leadership holds BRITE ’09 conference with “thinkers from the worlds of business, technology, media and marketing.” At Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Cinema second floor, 116th Street and Broadway.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Corporate restructuring experts discuss “Distressed Investing & Deal Making in 2009.” At Benjamin N.

Events for Wednesday, March 4, 2009