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Tilney takes another tilt at Smith & Williamson

  • Published: 27 Aug 2019

In statements released earlier this month, both Tilney and Smith & Williamson confirmed the two are in merger talks. Tilney’s statement said:.... read more

Swedish regulator delays money laundering report

  • Published: 23 Aug 2019

Finansinspektionen (FI), Sweden's financial supervisory authority, has pushed back its self-imposed deadline for the publication of its report into.... read more

Accounting issues claim the scalp of Eddie Stobart’s CEO

  • Published: 23 Aug 2019

Eddie Stobart Logistics has announced the departure, with immediate effect, of CEO Alex Laffey. He will be replaced by Sebastien Desreumaux,.... read more

Walt Disney’s Kingdom may not be so magic after all

  • Published: 23 Aug 2019

A former Walt Disney Co. accountant has filed a series of whistleblower claims with the Securities and Exchange Commission alleging Walt Disney.... read more

Business Roundtable redefines the purpose of a corporation

  • Published: 23 Aug 2019

Business Roundtable has released a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation signed by 181 US CEOs who commit to lead their companies for the.... read more

Big Four statements on unrest in Hong Kong

  • Published: 23 Aug 2019

Public statements by the Big Four have distanced the firms from the protests in Hong Kong as corporates in the special autonomous region come under.... read more

Global M&A deal volumes down but transaction multiples remain robust

  • Published: 23 Aug 2019

Global deal volumes fell by 18% from 18,443 in the second half of 2018, to 15,076 in the first half of this year according to research into global.... read more

KPMG launches tech innovation hub in Manchester

  • Published: 23 Aug 2019

KPMG has launched a national technology innovation hub in Manchester, northwest England. The Solutions & Digital practice provides managed services.... read more

FRC Nigeria launches new online registration for accountants

  • Published: 23 Aug 2019

The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria has launched a new individual registration portal. Speaking in Lagos, FRC Executive Secretary Daniel.... read more

KPMG appoints Adrian Griffiths to lead UK life sciences practice

  • Published: 23 Aug 2019

KPMG has appointed Adrian Griffiths to head up the firm’s UK Life Sciences practice. He has more than 20 years’ business transformation experience.... read more

Challenger firms being wooed by Sports Direct

  • Published: 23 Aug 2019

Press reports in the UK have named Mazars, BDO and MHA Macintyre as among the firms holding talks with retailer Sports Direct International to.... read more

Grant Thornton updates Cryptopia account holders

  • Published: 22 Aug 2019

Grant Thornton’s David Ruscoe and Russell Moore were appointed liquidators to the failed New Zealand-based Cryptopia in May, filing a petition in.... read more

Accountancy in Singapore being prepped for digital future

  • Published: 22 Aug 2019

The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 22 August to.... read more

26 September is #AuditorProud Day 2019

  • Published: 22 Aug 2019

Thursday, 26 September 2019 is #AuditorProud Day, a worldwide initiative of the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) in the US.. read more

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

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