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UK Mid-tier accounting firms beat Big Four at M&A advice

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 24 Jan 2018

Grant Thornton, RSM and BDO have taken the top three places for the number of M&A deals for which they acted as financial advisors, in Experian.... read more

Christopher Tower appointed to the advisory group of the PCAOB

  • Published: 24 Jan 2018

BDO USA managing partner for audit quality and professional practice Christopher Tower has been appointed to the Standing Advisory Group (SAG) of.... read more

Former PCAOB and KPMG USA staff charged for leaking inspection information

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 24 Jan 2018

The USA Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have charged six public accountants, including three former employees of the Public Company.... read more

Hong Kong to adopt independent audit oversight regime

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 23 Jan 2018

The Hong Kong government has gazetted a proposed reform which if enacted would make the local Financial Reporting Council (FRC) the regulator of.... read more

Research outlines how global sustainable development goals reporting could progress further

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Jan 2018

Sixty two percent of global companies now consider the United Nations sustainable development goals (SDGs) to some extent in their corporate.... read more

Baker Tilly France joins Allinial Global

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 22 Jan 2018

Baker Tilly France has left Baker Tilly International to join Allinial Global and will rebrand into Walter France, International Accounting.... read more

Kreston CEO Jon Lisby to stand down

  • Published: 16 Jan 2018

Kreston International has announced that its CEO, Jon Lisby, is stepping down due to health reasons preventing him from international travel.. read more

South African regulator extends independent investigation into KPMG

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Jan 2018

The South African regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), has extended its investigation into the KPMG audits of Linkway.... read more

LuxLeaks trial overturns verdict on PwC whistleblower Antione Deltour

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Jan 2018

The Luxembourg Court of Cassation has decided to overturn the conviction of former PwC whistleblower Antoine Deltour who was meant to serve a.... read more

PwC hit with two year audit ban after decade long fraud battle with Indian capital markets regulator

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Jan 2018

The Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred all PwC members and entities from issuing audit certificates to any listed company in.... read more

Grant Thornton announces 4.5% growth in global revenues

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Jan 2018

Grant Thornton International has announced global revenues of USA$ 5bn for the year ended 30 September 2017, up 4.5% compared to the previous year.. read more

KPMG UK and Grenfell tower inquiry mutually agree to terminate contract after a public backlash over conflicts of interest

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Jan 2018

KPMG UK and the Grenfell tower inquiry have mutually agreed to terminate the firm’s project management advisory contract following a public.... read more

Alliott Group appoints new worldwide chairman

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 8 Jan 2018

Alliott Group has appointed its deputy worldwide chairman, Colin Farmer as chairman.. read more

Netherlands’ regulator faces criticism after courts overrule sanctions

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Jan 2018

The Dutch regulator, the Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), must change its oversight of the profession as its investigations are not.... read more

AGN International and DFK International form strategic alliance

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 8 Jan 2018

AGN International and DFK International have formed a strategic alliance, entitled Global Connect, with the aim to formalise client referrals.... read more

Countries slow on EU audit legislation implementation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Dec 2017

A state of play report from Accountancy Europe has found that Norway, Iceland, Croatia, Slovenia and Liechtenstein have not yet implemented EU.... read more

PCAOB announces settlements with Grant Thornton and Deloitte Turkey

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Dec 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has announced settlements with Grant Thornton and Deloitte Turkey regarding quality control.... read more

ICAS appoints former PwC partner as CEO

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Dec 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS) has appointed former PwC partner and head of corporate restructuring Bruce Cartwright as.... read more

RSM UK reports 9% growth

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Dec 2017

RSM UK has reported annual growth of 9%, up to £319m (USD $427.8m) for the financial year ending 31 March 2017.. read more

KPMG UK average partner pay drops for fourth year in a row

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Dec 2017

KPMG UK has announced global revenues of £2,172m (USD$2,905m) for the financial year ending 30 September 2017, up 5% compared to the previous.... read more


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