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Primeglobal names next CEO

  • Published: 18 Mar 2019

Stephen Heathcote has been named as the next CEO of association PrimeGlobal, effective 1 June 2019.. read more

PwC US ordered to pay $335m for audits of failed bank

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Mar 2019

PwC US has reached a $335m settlement with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) related to professional negligence in the audits of the.... read more

BDO partner named Financial Reporting Executive Committee chair

  • Published: 15 Mar 2019

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has named Angela Newell, national assurance partner, BDO Dallas, as chairman of the Financial Reporting.... read more

IAB World Survey 2019 digital supplement launches

  • Published: 14 Mar 2019

Following the launch of the World Survey 2019 in the IAB’s February edition, we have now launched a free digital supplement covering some.... read more

KPMG Australia creates restructuring and forensic advisory businesses with Ferrier Hodgson merger

  • Published: 14 Mar 2019

KPMG Australia is set to merge with advisory and restructuring firm Ferrier Hodgson, to create one of the largest restructuring services and.... read more

Sponsored content: Accountex 2019 set to be the show’s biggest ever year

  • Published: 13 Mar 2019

With less than six months to go, Accountex 2019 is already shaping up to be the show’s biggest edition yet. The UK’s flagship event for the.... read more

Deloitte US appoints CEO and chair of the board

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 12 Mar 2019

Deloitte US has appointed Joseph Ucuzoglu as its CEO and Janet Foutty as chair of the board, effective 2 June 2019.. read more

Former KPMG executive and PCAOB employees convicted of passing confidential inspection lists

  • Published: 12 Mar 2019

KPMG US national managing partner for audit quality David Middendorf and Jeffrey Wada, a former employee of the Public Company Accounting Oversight.... read more

KPMG South Africa sets out road map for firm renewal

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 11 Mar 2019

KPMG South Africa has published its first integrated report which aims to provide a transparent account of the firm’s efforts to ‘fundamentally’.... read more

EY launches cryptocurrency accounting and tax tool in US

  • Published: 7 Mar 2019

Ernst & Young LLP has launched EY Crypto-Asset Accounting and Tax (CAAT), a tool for accounting and tax calculations for cryptocurrency transactions.. read more

Praxity revenues reach record high

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 7 Mar 2019

Combined global revenues of Praxity participant firms hit a record high of $5.8bn for the year ended 31 December 2018, a year-on-year increase of.... read more

Sikka: Audit outsourcing detrimental to quality

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 Mar 2019

At the official launch of the UK Labour Party’s report, Reforming the Auditing Industry, concerns were expressed over the amount of audit work that.... read more

Deloitte names first female chair of Global Board of Directors

  • Published: 4 Mar 2019

Sharon Thorne has been named the designated incoming chair of the Deloitte Global Board of Directors, effective June 2019.. read more

ICAS and PwC to issue certifications via blockchain

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 1 Mar 2019

Newly qualified CAs working for PwC are able to trial a platform which uses blockchain technology to validate professional credentials.. read more

FRC extends Carillion investigation

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Feb 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has extended its investigation into the preparation, approval and audit of the financial statements of.... read more

FRC and BEIS urge UK auditors to prepare for no-deal Brexit

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 25 Feb 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have published letters for.... read more

UK MPs quiz Big Four on hospitality spend for potential clients

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Feb 2019

The UK Government’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (BEIS Committee) has questioned the Big Four over how much they spend on.... read more

Gupta auditor to face sanctions in South Africa

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Feb 2019

Former KPMG South Africa auditor Jacques Wessels is to face sanctions from South Africa’s Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) in.... read more

SEC fines Deloitte Japan $2m

  • Published: 14 Feb 2019

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has fined Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (Deloitte Japan) $2m to settle charges that it issued audit.... read more

EY creates Belgian umbrella in preparation for Brexit

  • Published: 13 Feb 2019

EY has created a legal entity in Belgium in order to enable its EU-licensed member firms to fully comply with the relevant requirements under the.... read more

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