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HKICPA takes disciplinary action against Deloitte

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 15 Apr 2019

The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) has fined Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and three of its staff, Wong Wang Hei, Tsang.... read more

UK’s FRC investigating Grant Thornton over Interserve audit

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 12 Apr 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched an investigation into Grant Thornton in regards to its audit of government contractor.... read more

KPMG Bermuda fined by PCAOB

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 11 Apr 2019

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has fined KPMG Bermuda $250,000 and managing director Damion Henderson $10,000 over quality.... read more

Deloitte US makes a number of CEO appointments

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 9 Apr 2019

Deloitte US has appointed Lara Abrash as chair and CEO of Deloitte & Touche LLP, leading Deloitte's U.S. Audit & Assurance practice; Dan Helfrich.... read more

HLB revenues hit $2.7bn

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 9 Apr 2019

Network HLB International has reported a 15% year-on-year increase in revenue to $2.73bn for its 2018 financial year.. read more

Reports: KPMG UK planning to split audit practice from the rest of its business

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Apr 2019

KPMG UK is reportedly planning to split its audit practice from the rest of its UK business, according to The Times, after a number of reviews into.... read more

EFAA: EC may have gone too far in exempting small companies from mandatory audit

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 5 Apr 2019

The European Federation of Accountants and Auditors (EFAA) has said the European Commission (EC) and national regulators, which have attempted to.... read more

Russell Bedford adds two members in Colombia

  • Published: 4 Apr 2019

Russell Bedford International has appointed MC Montes and Acendis as joint members in Cali, Colombia. The appointment completes Russel Bedford’s.... read more

Sponsored Content: HMRC leads exciting keynote line-up at Accountex 2019

  • Published: 4 Apr 2019

Theresa Middleton, HMRC’s director of the Making Tax Digital for Business programme, will headline an expert line-up of big name Keynote speakers.... read more

ICAEW: preparation of financial statements are a ‘bewildering mess’

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 Apr 2019

The legislation and regulation governing the preparation of financial statements are a ‘bewildering mess’, characterised by inconsistency,.... read more

UK MPs call for Big Four split

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 2 Apr 2019

The UK’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (BEIS) has called for a full structural break-up of the Big Four, which would entail a.... read more

EY Japan elects Masami Katakura as chairwoman and CEO

  • Published: 2 Apr 2019

EY Japan has elected Masami Katakura as chairwoman & CEO, becoming the first woman to lead a Big Four or mid-tier firm in Japan.. read more

EY UK spends the most out of the Big Four on hospitality for its FTSE 350 audit clients

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 1 Apr 2019

EY UK spent the most out of the Big Four on hospitality for its FTSE 350 audit clients in 2018, a letter to the Business, Energy and Industrial.... read more

Linkway Trading auditor struck from IRBA register

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 28 Mar 2019

Former KPMG South Africa auditor Jacques Wessels, who was responsible for the audits of Gupta family owned Linkway Trading, has been struck from.... read more

Former Deloitte Middle East managing partner brought into LCB terrorist money laundering case

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 27 Mar 2019

The Dubai International Finance Centre Courts, Court of Appeal (DIFCC) has added former Deloitte Middle East managing partner El Fadl to a case.... read more

KMPG US: Insight for corporate tax directors 2019

  • Published: 27 Mar 2019

Regulatory change, enhanced scrutiny, rapidly evolving technology and new staffing paradigms will transform tax departments this year, according to.... read more

Firms defend quarterly reporting despite Trump’s urging of the SEC to investigate benefits of semi-annual reports

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Mar 2019

A number of firms have defended the benefits of quarterly reporting, following a tweet by President Trump in August which called the US’ Securities.... read more

ACCA and Deloitte report reveals ‘accounting for intangibles’ gap

  • Published: 20 Mar 2019

A joint report from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Deloitte, The capitalisation debate: R&D expenditure, disclosure.... read more

KPMG Canada: Canadian business leaders desire corporate tax reductions

  • Published: 19 Mar 2019

Canadian business leaders think Canada needs a reduction in corporate tax levels in order to improve the county’s global competitiveness, a KPMG.... read more

PKF International names CEO

  • Published: 18 Mar 2019

PKF International has appointed James Hickey as CEO of the network, effective immediately.. read more


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