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Emir Feisal, Martin Spencer join the SFO as non-executive directors

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has appointed Emir Feisal and Martin Spencer to join its Board as non-executive directors, joining Ruth Evans and.... read more

KPMG fined $50m for ‘astonishing’ illicit use of PCAOB data and cheating

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

KPMG is paying a record $50m penalty to settle charges relating to information stolen from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).... read more

GFG appoints Grant Thornton’s Barrell at global head of integration and performance

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

GFG Alliance has recruited Neil Barrell, a senior partner in Grant Thornton, as its global head of integration and performance with a remit to.... read more

KPMG may face legal action over Goals Soccer Centres

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

KPMG may be about to face legal action in the UK over claims that it was negligent in its tax accounting for Goals Soccer Centres, Britain’s.... read more

Tax leaders using technology to drive boardroom change, says KPMG

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

Launched at this week’s 2019 KPMG EMA Region Tax Summit in London, KPMG’s latest Global Tax Department Benchmarking Survey parallels the findings.... read more

IAASB, IESBA increase collaboration with national standards setters

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

The International Auditing & Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) and the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) have issued a.... read more

Dr. Nayantara Hensel named PCAOB Chief Economist, Director of Economic and Risk Analysis

  • Published: 18 Jun 2019

Dr. Nayantara Hensel has been named Chief Economist and the Director of the Office of Economic and Risk Analysis for the US Public Company.... read more

Audit fees rise more than 14% in five years for UK charities

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

Audit fees cost the UK’s largest charities £72.3m ($91.1m) between 2017/18, increasing by £10.2m ($12.8m) in five years, according to the Charity.... read more

Charity chief executive ‘acted in self-interest’ finds regulator

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

A UK Charity Commission inquiry into the Busoga Association has found serious mismanagement and/or misconduct by the trustees and CEO of the.... read more

ACCA reveals new computer based exam practice platform

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) students are set to benefit from a brand new exam practice platform for computer based.... read more

ICAEW says a quarter of audits still ‘not as good as they should be’

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

Audit quality continues to be acceptable or better on a good majority of the audits reviewed by the ICAEW. However, according to Inspect the.... read more

SMP Group completed management buyout

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

Following the announcement of a management buyout (MBO) in February, SMP Group Limited has confirmed that it has secured all necessary regulatory.... read more

Sygnia cites ‘reputational risk’, parts from Deloitte

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

In a filing to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), South African fintech group Sygnia reported that it is looking for new auditors. The company.... read more

FCA, CSRC approve Shanghai-London Stock Connect scheme

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) have made a joint announcement of their approval of the.... read more

Papa John’s International replaces KPMG with EY

  • Published: 17 Jun 2019

In a filing to the US Securities & Exchange Commission on 14 June, Papa John’s International, Inc. reported that it had dismissed KPMG LLP as its.... read more

EFRAG draft comments on IFRS due process

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

EFRAG has published its draft comment letter in response to the IFRS Foundation's Exposure Draft Proposed amendments to the IFRS Foundation Due.... read more

RSM resigns from Revolution Lighting

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

Nasdaq-listed Revolution Lighting, a provider of LED lighting systems, reports that RSM US LLP has informed the company’s audit committee that it.... read more

Moody’s Analytics enhances capabilities of its IFRS 17 solution

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

Moody’s Analytics has added new accounting and reinsurance capabilities to its Risklntegrity™ IFRS 17 solution. The latest enhancements to its.... read more

Mazars acquires medical accounting specialist Hall Liddy

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

Mazars UK has acquired Hall Liddy, a medical accounting firm in the UK’s North West. Hall Liddy will join Mazars’ established specialist healthcare.... read more

EU transparency obligations for online platforms

  • Published: 14 Jun 2019

The EU is introducing new rules which will provide businesses with a more transparent, fair and predictable online business environment, as well as.... read more


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