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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

KPMG South Africa resigns as SAICA’s external auditors

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 Jun 2018

KPMG South Africa has resigned from the position of external auditors for the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) due to.... 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

Deloitte and PwC push blockchain technology

  • Published: 30 May 2018

Two of the Big Four, PwC and Deloitte, have immersed themselves in blockchain strategies.. 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

Crowe Horwath rebranding network and firms

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 9 May 2018

Crowe Horwath International has begun a rebranding process for both its member firms and for the network itself.. read more

KPMG South Africa admits firm’s failings

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 May 2018

KPMG South Africa has admitted failures which have led to the tarnishing of the profession’s reputation in South Africa, following South Africa’s.... read more

PwC invests in blockchain start-up

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 May 2018

PwC Hong Kong and PwC Singapore have entered a joint business relationship with VeChain Global Technology Holding, a blockchain service provider.... read more

IAPA International expands in Africa

  • Published: 7 May 2018

IAPA International has added two new member firms to its association: Hanif Habib & Co, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Moronkeji Olufemi & Co. /.... read more

Increase in gender hiring gap of tax partners

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 May 2018

The Global 100 survey conducted by Wilkinson Partners of 100 tax partners found that 78% percent of moving partners in 2017 were male, up from 70%.... read more

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