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Big Four firms to join The Valuable 500

  • Published: 13 Sep 2019

Big Four firms Deloitte, KPMG and PwC have announced today that they will be joining EY by signing The Valuable 500.. read more

KPMG joins the US marines

  • Published: 13 Sep 2019

KPMG in the US has been awarded three contracts by the US Navy worth a total of some $24.5m to provide audit support services to the US Marine Corps.. read more

Former KPMG executive sentenced to a year and a day

  • Published: 12 Sep 2019

David Middendorf, former head of KPMG’s National Office, also known as the Department of Professional Practice (DPP) in the US, has been sentenced.... read more

Sports Direct AGM fails to resolve question of audit

  • Published: 11 Sep 2019

Sports Direct International still has no auditor in place. At the company’s AGM, held 11 September 2019, the resolution to re-appoint Grant.... read more

Three profit warnings and you’re likely out!

  • Published: 11 Sep 2019

EY has been tracking UK profit warnings for 20 years. Analysing some 6000 profit warnings, the firm said: “Most striking of all are the results of.... read more

Cybersecurity tops business risks, say internal auditors

  • Published: 11 Sep 2019

A new survey has found the top three risks faced by businesses across Europe are: cybersecurity (78%), regulatory change (59%) and digitalisation.... read more

PWC audit ban overturned in India

  • Published: 11 Sep 2019

India’s Securities Appellate Tribunal has reversed the order issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) which banned PwC from.... read more

888 appoints new chair of audit committee

  • Published: 11 Sep 2019

Online gaming entertainment and solutions provider 888 has appointed Mark Summerfield as an independent non-executive Director and as Chairman of.... read more

FRC Chair compares UK and Australian governance

  • Published: 11 Sep 2019

Sir Win Bischoff, Chair, Financial Reporting Council gave the keynote address at the Governance Institute of Australia’s National Conference.... read more

Tony Jordan appointed leader of EY Americas Forensic & Integrity Services

  • Published: 11 Sep 2019

Ernst & Young LLP announced the appointment of Tony Jordan as EY Americas Leader of Forensic & Integrity Services (Forensics). Jordan previously.... read more

Whatsapp scandal rumbles on at KPMG

  • Published: 11 Sep 2019

Two senior financial consultants have left KPMG barely three weeks after their boss Tim Howarth left the firm following an investigation into his.... read more

Rising cost of indemnity insurance could hit challengers

  • Published: 11 Sep 2019

In the wake of a number of audit scandals, the cost of professional indemnity insurance (PII) for accountants and auditors has risen sharply in the.... read more

Deloitte appointed manager of Inter-Pacific Group debt restructuring

  • Published: 6 Sep 2019

Singapore’s High Court has appointed Deloitte as interim judicial manager for Inter-Pacific Group Pte (IPG). The appointment follows two months.... read more

Bombay High Court puts stay on banning auditors

  • Published: 6 Sep 2019

The Bombay High court has granted interim relief to Deloitte and BSR & Associates, putting a temporary halt on the Indian Ministry of Corporate.... read more

Grant Thornton back under spotlight over Patisserie Holdings

  • Published: 6 Sep 2019

In its latest interim report on the status of Patisserie Holdings before handing off its job of administrator to liquidators from FRP Advisory,.... read more

AICPA: Outlook for US economy dimming

  • Published: 6 Sep 2019

Business executives hold their least optimistic view of the US economy in three years, in part due to trade concerns and fears of a sustained.... read more

EY reports record global revenues of $36.4bn, up 4.6%

  • Published: 5 Sep 2019

EY is the first of the Big Four to report global results. Revenues for the year to end-June 2019 rose by 4.6 per cent across the firm. Notably,.... read more

SEC, CFTC penalise Options Clearing Corp. over risk management policies

  • Published: 5 Sep 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have announced that the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) will.... read more

Andrew Burns appointed as CIPFA Associate Director

  • Published: 5 Sep 2019

Andrew Burns has joined the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) in the part-time advisory role of Associate Director for.... read more

Ghana watchdog hands out first-ever fines over audit failings

  • Published: 5 Sep 2019

For the first time since it was established in 1963, Ghana’s accounting and auditing watchdog, the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAG) has.... read more


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