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PwC launches solution supporting audit of cryptocurrency

  • Published: 19 Jun 2019

PwC has unveiled an addition to its existing ‘Halo’ suite of auditing tools designed to provide assurance services for entities engaging in.... read more

Jet Airways heading for insolvency proceedings

  • Published: 19 Jun 2019

Local press reports claim that Grant Thornton India partner and head of restructuring services Ashish Chhawchharia has been appointed as resolution.... read more

Bipartisan effort to delay implementation of CECL methodology

  • Published: 19 Jun 2019

US Congressman Vicente Gonzalez has introduced a bipartisan bill to delay the implementation of CECL (current expected credit loss) while.... read more

Deloitte names Anne-Marie Malley as UK managing partner for Consulting

  • Published: 19 Jun 2019

Deloitte has named Anne-Marie Malley as managing partner for Consulting in the UK, taking over from Richard Houston following his election to.... read more

UK measures to ensure small businesses get paid on time

  • Published: 19 Jun 2019

For the first time large businesses in the UK could be fined for failing to pay smaller suppliers on time as part of a robust package of measures.... read more

ARGA saga from ICAEW in response to Kingman

  • Published: 19 Jun 2019

In its response to the Independent Review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) led by Sir John Kingman, the ICAEW says it regards the.... read more

Xero extends links with Stripe and PwC

  • Published: 19 Jun 2019

Small business platform Xero has announced collaborations with global software company Stripe and professional services network PwC. Xero’s.... read more

Deloitte responds to IASB exposure draft ‘Interest Rate Benchmark Reform’

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

Deloitte has responded to the IASB’s exposure draft, ‘Interest Rate Benchmark Reform — Proposed amendments to IFRS 9 and IAS 39’, saying the firm.... read more

ICAEW concerns over consultation on 5MLD

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

The fifth money laundering directive (5MLD) has to be implemented into UK law by January 2020 and the consultation process seeks views on the.... read more

Emir Feisal, Martin Spencer join the SFO as non-executive directors

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has appointed Emir Feisal and Martin Spencer to join its Board as non-executive directors, joining Ruth Evans and.... read more

KPMG fined $50m for ‘astonishing’ illicit use of PCAOB data and cheating

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

KPMG is paying a record $50m penalty to settle charges relating to information stolen from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).... read more

GFG appoints Grant Thornton’s Barrell at global head of integration and performance

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

GFG Alliance has recruited Neil Barrell, a senior partner in Grant Thornton, as its global head of integration and performance with a remit to.... read more

KPMG may face legal action over Goals Soccer Centres

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

KPMG may be about to face legal action in the UK over claims that it was negligent in its tax accounting for Goals Soccer Centres, Britain’s.... read more

Tax leaders using technology to drive boardroom change, says KPMG

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

Launched at this week’s 2019 KPMG EMA Region Tax Summit in London, KPMG’s latest Global Tax Department Benchmarking Survey parallels the findings.... read more

IAASB, IESBA increase collaboration with national standards setters

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

The International Auditing & Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) and the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) have issued a.... read more

Dr. Nayantara Hensel named PCAOB Chief Economist, Director of Economic and Risk Analysis

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

Dr. Nayantara Hensel has been named Chief Economist and the Director of the Office of Economic and Risk Analysis for the US Public Company.... read more

Audit fees rise more than 14% in five years for UK charities

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

Audit fees cost the UK’s largest charities £72.3m ($91.1m) between 2017/18, increasing by £10.2m ($12.8m) in five years, according to the Charity.... read more

Charity chief executive ‘acted in self-interest’ finds regulator

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

A UK Charity Commission inquiry into the Busoga Association has found serious mismanagement and/or misconduct by the trustees and CEO of the.... read more

ACCA reveals new computer based exam practice platform

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) students are set to benefit from a brand new exam practice platform for computer based.... read more

ICAEW says a quarter of audits still ‘not as good as they should be’

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

Audit quality continues to be acceptable or better on a good majority of the audits reviewed by the ICAEW. However, according to Inspect the.... read more


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