Brand wars: the return of Jedi Andersen
Arthur Andersen has returned to the headlines, and two groups, one headquartered in the USA and one headquartered in France, claim to be the rightful heir of the iconic accountancy firm. Yet which of the two owns the brand and which of the two can claim the legacy? Vincent Huck reports, with additional research by Aziz Rahman and Sarajuddin Isar.
Comment: Challenges and opportunities of the audit in SMEs
By Monica Foerster, SMP director at IBRACON | Companies usually aim not only to survive, but also to expand their business. This expansion - which may refer to the size, but also to the diversity of operation areas and to the expansion of the business locations - generates business growth and is a relevant part of the development of new businesses and new products.