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Tom Seidenstein to lead the IAASB

  • Published: 3 Jun 2019

Thomas R. Seidenstein will become the new chair of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) for a three-year term.... read more

European Commission unveils rules on digitalisation of company reports

  • Published: 3 Jun 2019

The European Commission has put forward new rules to support the digitalisation of corporate reporting with the aim of achieving greater.... read more

Four more years for Punit Renjen at Deloitte

  • Published: 3 Jun 2019

Punit Renjen has been elected to a second, four-year term as Deloitte Global CEO. At the same time, Sharon Thorne begins her term as chair of the.... read more

Grant Thornton UK appoints head of audit

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 3 Jun 2019

Grant Thornton UK has appointed Fiona Baldwin as its head of audit. The post will now form part of the firm’s ‘Strategic Leadership Team’ and.... read more

OECD sets out road map on digital economy's tax challenges

  • Published: 3 Jun 2019

The international community has agreed on a road map for resolving the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy, and committed.... read more

Big Four in control of all UK FTSE 100 audits

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 3 Jun 2019

The Big Four now audit all of the UK’s FTSE 100 companies for the first time since November 2008, according to Adviser Rankings, despite numerous.... read more

Two female partners walk out of KPMG in protest

  • Published: 30 May 2019

Two of KPMG’s star female partners have left the firm over the way it responded to allegations of bullying by a senior male partner. The Financial.... read more

PwC Southern Africa appoints first female CEO

  • Published: 28 May 2019

PwC has appointed Shirley Machaba as its first female CEO for Southern Africa, effective 1 July 2019, replacing Dion Shango who has been appointed.... read more

The UK’s FRC proposes record £12.5m fine for KPMG

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 22 May 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has proposed a fine of £12.5m ($15.83m) for KPMG UK in relation to its audit of Bank of New York Mellon.... read more

Mazars wins Goldman Sachs audit

  • Published: 22 May 2019

Mazars UK has been named as Goldman Sachs International’s auditor for its London based European operations.. read more

WNBA appoints Deloitte CEO as commissioner

  • Published: 22 May 2019

Current Deloitte CEO, Cathy Engelbert, has been appointed commissioner of the WNBA. She is the first woman to ever lead a Big Four professional.... read more

IFRS Interpretations Committee appoint four new members

  • Published: 21 May 2019

The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation have appointed Lisa Bomba, Karsten Ganssauge, Jake Green and Brian O’Donovan to the IFRS Interpretations.... read more

Praxity adds Mexican and Brazilian firms

  • Published: 21 May 2019

Mexican firm, JA Del Rio, and Brazilian firm, VBR Brasil Group, have joined Praxity Global Alliance.. read more

Nexia adds new firm in Switzerland

  • Published: 21 May 2019

Nexia International has added Testaris AG, in Switzerland to its network.. read more

KPMG UK overhauls governance of audit business

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 16 May 2019

KPMG UK is to change its executive governance structure to introduce separate performance management and governance of the firm’s audit practice,.... read more

ACCA study reveals 55% of public misunderstand audit

  • Published: 10 May 2019

A research study conducted by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has revealed that 55% of the public believe auditors could.... read more

Morison KSi adds first Latin American member

  • Published: 9 May 2019

Morison KSi has added CGS-CPA & Consultores in San José, Costa Rica to its organisation.. read more

Big Four suffer blow to legal ambitions in India

  • Published: 9 May 2019

The Big Four have been reportedly told to refrain from practising law in India after an interim order was handed down by the Bar Council of Delhi.. read more

KPMG UK fined £5m by the FRC

  • Published: 8 May 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has fined KPMG UK £5m ($6.5m), discounted for settlement to £4m, in relation to the audit of the.... read more

EY appoint head of EMEIA region

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 1 May 2019

EY has appointed Julie Teigland as leader of EY Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EY EMEIA), EY’s second largest region by revenue, effective.... read more


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