This excerpt taken from the PBI DEF 14A filed Mar 23, 2006.
Independence Discussions with Audit Committees, as currently in effect, and has discussed with the independent registered public accounting firm their independence.
Based upon the review of information received and discussions as described in this report, the committee recommended to the board that the audited financial statements be included in the companys Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 13, 2006.
The Audit Committee of the board of directors
David L. Shedlarz, Chair