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Deloitte UK granted legal licence

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 25 Jun 2018

Deloitte UK has been granted an alternative business structure (ABS) licence by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), making it the last of.... read more

Grant Thornton Johannesburg CEO steps down following sexual harassment accusations

  • Published: 20 Jun 2018

The CEO of Grant Thornton Johannesburg, Paul Badrick has voluntarily stepped down from his role, pending the outcome of an investigation into.... read more

KPMG UK called out over audit quality by watchdog

  • Author: IAB
  • Published: 19 Jun 2018

KPMG UK has been scrutinised by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) for “unacceptable deterioration” of their audit quality. A half  of KPMG’S.... read more

Reports: Indian firms moving away from revenue targets

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 19 Jun 2018

A number of firms in India, including the Big Four, have removed or relaxed revenue targets for their audit partners, according to a report from.... read more

Former BHS select committee questions FRC over PwC UK fine

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 14 Jun 2018

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has been questioned over its reasons for the £6.5m (£8.65m) it administered to PwC for its work related.... read more

PwC UK fined £6.5m for failed BHS audit

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 13 Jun 2018

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has fined PwC £10m ($13.3m), reduced to £6.5m, for its audit of retailer British Home Stores (BHS), which.... read more

KPMG in the UK to pay £3.2million over misconduct in audit of insurance tech company

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 11 Jun 2018

KPMG UK has been fined £3.2million by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) over misconduct in its audit of insurance technology firm Quindell.. read more

Conflicts of interest question raised over PwC Carillion work

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Jun 2018

PwC has been questioned by British ministers on how it is managing conflicts of interest after being awarded a £50m ($67m) contract to act as.... read more

EY: Regulatory complexity slowing blockchain adoption.

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 7 Jun 2018

Regulatory complexity is the biggest barrier to the widespread adoption of blockchain technology, according to 61% of respondents who took part in.... read more

Majority of governance professionals oppose increase in FRC enforcement powers

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 5 Jun 2018

The UK’s ICSA: The Governance Institute has found 57% of governance professionals are opposed to increased enforcement powers of the Financial.... read more

FRC: Disciplinary action for Deloitte

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 31 May 2018

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) are taking Deloitte and two of its former partners, Richard Knights and Nigel Mercer, to a Tribunal.. read more

Ntsebeza Inquiry into SAICA members employed by KPMG due end of June

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 May 2018

The Ntsebeza Inquiry, which was tasked by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) with examining the conduct of current and.... read more

Deloitte partner nominated as Myanmar’s new finance minister

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 29 May 2018

Soe Win, managing partner at Deloitte Touch Myanmar Vigour Advisory, has been nominated to be the country’s finance minister following the.... read more

Deloitte receives half million dollar fine from PCAOB for consecutive material accounting errors

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 25 May 2018

The US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has fined Deloitte $500,000 after it found the Big Four firm had missed material.... read more

The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin Awards 2018: Nominations open

  • Published: 23 May 2018

The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin Awards 2018 are now open for nominations until 19 July.. read more

UK select committee calls for CMA investigation of Big Four to start 'as soon as possible'

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 23 May 2018

The UK Select Committee has called on the new chairman of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) Andrew Tyrie to ask his staff ‘to initiate.... read more

EY launches a global IoT/OT Security Lab

  • Published: 16 May 2018

EY has launched an Internet of Things/Operational Technology (IoT/OT) security lab embedded within the EY wavespace flagship in Warsaw, to help.... read more

Carillion report slams both auditors and regulators

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 16 May 2018

The Work and Pensions and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee has called for the Big Four to be potentially.... read more

Liza Robbins named Kreston CEO

  • Published: 14 May 2018

Liza Robbins has been named as Jon Lisby’s successor as CEO of network Kreston International, effective 1 August.. read more

Former senior partners of Deloitte Turkey sanctioned for misconduct

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 11 May 2018

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has barred two former senior partners of DRT Bagimsiz Denetim ve Serbest Muhasebeci Mali.... read more

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