This excerpt taken from the TAYC DEF 14A filed Sep 15, 2008.
CHANGES IN AND DISAGREEMENTS WITH ACCOUNTANTS ON ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE
There have been no changes in or disagreements with our accountants required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 304 of Regulation S-K.
This excerpt taken from the TAYC 10-K filed Mar 13, 2008.
SIZE="2">Conclusion Regarding the Effectiveness of Disclosure Controls and Procedures
FACE="Times New Roman" SIZE="2">Under the supervision and with the participation of our management, including our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, we conducted an evaluation of our disclosure controls and procedures, as such term
Managements Report on Internal Control Over
Our management is responsible for
STYLE="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">Our managements assessment of the effectiveness of our internal control over financial reporting as of December 31, 2007 has been audited by
KPMG LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm. KPMGs attestation report, which expresses an unqualified opinion on the effectiveness of our internal control over financial reporting, follows. STYLE="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px">
Changes in Internal Control Over Financial ReportingSTYLE="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:-6px">
There were no changes in our internal control over financial reporting that
Report Of Independent Registered Public Accounting FirmSTYLE="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:-6px">
To the Stockholders and Board of Directors of Taylor Capital Group, Inc.:
We have audited Taylor Capital Group, Inc.s
We conducted our audit in accordance with the standards of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (United States).
STYLE="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">A companys internal control over financial reporting is a process designed to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial
reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. A companys internal control over financial reporting includes those policies and procedures that
(1) pertain to the maintenance of records that, in reasonable detail, accurately and fairly reflect the transactions and dispositions of the assets of the company; (2) provide reasonable assurance that transactions are recorded as
necessary to permit preparation of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and that receipts and expenditures of the company are being made only in accordance with authorizations of management and directors
of the company; and (3) provide reasonable assurance regarding prevention or timely detection of unauthorized acquisition, use, or disposition of the companys assets that could have a material effect on the financial statements.
Because of its inherent limitations, internal control over
Chicago, IllinoisSTYLE="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px">March 13, 2008
TAYLOR CAPITAL GROUP, INC.
Item 10. Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate Governance
STYLE="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">Information required by this item is incorporated herein by reference to our definitive Proxy Statement for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held
on June 12, 2008.