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Busy summer for Cooper Parry Corporate Finance

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

Cooper Parry Corporate Finance has completed four deals in the last two months.The deals all occurred in two of Cooper Parry’s key sectors:.... read more

Grant Thornton US designates 81 individuals as partners, principals and managing directors

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

Grant Thornton LLP has admitted 42 new partners and principals, and promoted 39 to managing director in the US. By service line, advisory accounted.... read more

H1 2019 sees alleged fraud in the UK reach £319m

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

More than £319m of alleged fraud hit UK Courts in the first half of 2019, down from £345m in the same period last year according to KPMG’s Fraud.... read more

New appointments at the Financial Accounting Foundation

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

The board of trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has appointed Holly Nelson and Zubin Avari to the Private Company Council (PCC),.... read more

Fewer shareholder revolts, FTSE 100 CEO pay decreases

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

The number of FTSE 100 companies receiving low votes (below 80% in favour) on pay fell by around a half - 7% of companies compared to 13% last.... read more

EY partners Open Banking Nigeria

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

EY has finalised arrangements with Open Banking Nigeria to develop and advocate for a standard application programming interface (API) for the.... read more

KPMG Angola to evaluate bid process for telecoms licencing

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

The Angolan Ministry of Finance has selected KPMG Angola to review the bidding process and tenders for a fourth telecoms provider in the country.. read more

Deloitte debuts 'blockchain in a box'

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

Deloitte has introduced ‘Blockchain in a Box’ (BIAB) designed to provide intuitive, tangible blockchain demonstrations and experimentations. It is.... read more

Confidence on the rise among finance and accounting SMEs in the UK

  • Published: 21 Aug 2019

Set against the warnings of a shrinking UK economy and full-blown recession, the nation’s small business community appears to be holding strong.... read more

Nexia UK member firm in merger talks

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 19 Aug 2019

Nexia UK member firm Smith & Williamson is in ‘exclusive’ talks with investment firm Tilney over a possible merger of the two businesses.. read more

SEC charges former CFO of cash advance business

  • Published: 16 Aug 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged 1 Global Capital LLC’s former chief financial officer, Alan G. Heide, with defrauding retail.... read more

The impact of audit salaries on audit oucomes

  • Published: 16 Aug 2019

In a paper entitled Salary Perception and Career Prospects in Audit Firms, academics from California’s John Molson School of Business at Concordia.... read more

Sports Direct audit issues may hit CEO’s personal company

  • Published: 16 Aug 2019

Mike Ashley’s problems with accounts appear to extend beyond issues at Sports Direct International where he is CEO. Accounts for his personal.... read more

PwC wins £16.5m outsource contract to manage Northern Rock assets

  • Published: 16 Aug 2019

PwC has won ‘Project Saturn’, a £16.5m contract that runs to August 2030 under which it will be responsible for running the remaining portfolio of.... read more

EY Australia acquires Cadence Economics

  • Published: 16 Aug 2019

EY has strengthened its economic modelling capability in Australia with the acquisition of the business and certain assets of specialist Canberra.... read more

General Electric suffers worst one day loss in 10 years on fraud allegations

  • Published: 16 Aug 2019

General Electric shares lost more than 11% of their value on 15 August 2019.The previous day’s close was $9.03. During hectic trading, with more.... read more

General Electric shaken by claims of ‘Enronesque’ fraud

  • Published: 15 Aug 2019

Shares in General Electric slumped dramatically on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday 15 August 2019 in the wake of the publication of claims.... read more

Deloitte facing negligence claim over H20 Networks?

  • Published: 15 Aug 2019

Elfed Thomas, founder and former CEO of H20 Networks has submitted allegations of negligence against Deloitte to the Financial Reporting Council..... read more

Sealed Air dismisses EY, appoints PwC

  • Published: 15 Aug 2019

On 7 August 2019, the audit committee of US firm Sealed Air Corporation dismissed Ernst & Young LLP (EY) as the company’s independent registered.... read more

Sports Direct urgently seeks new auditor

  • Published: 15 Aug 2019

Following confirmation that Grant Thornton is throwing in the towel as Sports Direct’s auditor, the company released a joint statement from the two.... read more

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