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South African institute to fund independent inquiry into KPMG staff’s conduct

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 19 Oct 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has announced it will fund an independent inquiry into the alleged misconduct of.... read more

Former PwC partner and IFAC member joins valuation standard setter board of trustees

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Oct 2017

The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC), the global standard setter for valuation practice and the valuation profession, has appointed.... read more

Young workers are at risk of automation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

Young workers are facing increasing challenges in the rise of automation as 30% of jobs in the financial and insurance industry is expected to.... read more

EY UK and senior partner sanctioned over Tech Data audit misconduct

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

EY UK and its senior statutory auditor and engagement partner Julian Gray have been fined and sanctioned after admitting misconduct over the audit.... read more

KPMG International chairman announces global leadership team

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Oct 2017

KPMG International’s chairman Bill Thomas, who is stepping into the role for a four year term, has announced the global management team effective 1.... read more

PwC increases global revenues by 7% missing the mark to overtake Deloitte

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Oct 2017

PwC has reported global revenues of USD $37.7bn for the year ending 30 June 2017, up 7% compared to the previous year (USD $35.9bn).. read more

Senior PwC partner elected Lord Mayor of the City of London

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Oct 2017

PwC senior partner Charles Bowman has been elected as the next Lord Mayor of the City of London effective from 10 November 2017 for a one year.... read more

Former KPMG senior accountant launches Spain’s first proxy advisory firm

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 29 Sep 2017

Corporance, the first proxy advisory firm in Spain, has been officially launched this week in Madrid by Juan Prieto, former KPMG senior chartered.... read more

UK FRC closes its investigation into KPMG’s audit of HBOS

  • Author: TAB Editorial
  • Published: 19 Sep 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced the closure of its investigation into the conduct of KPMG’s audit of HBOS for the year.... read more

PwC UK reports 2% growth in revenue but an 8% drop in profit per partner

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Sep 2017

PwC UK has reported annual revenues of £3,002m ($4,063.3m) in the year to 30 June 2017, up 2% year-on-year. But distributable profit per partner.... read more

KPMG South Africa management resigns

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 15 Sep 2017

KPMG South Africa CEO Trevor Hoole and COO Steven Louw along with other senior executives and partners have handed their resignation as KPMG tries.... read more

Deloitte increases global revenues by 5.4% and staff by 8%

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Sep 2017

Deloitte has reported annual global revenues of USD $38.8bn for the year ending 31 May 2017, up 5.4% from the previous year (USD $36.8bn).. read more

European commission releases baseline report for monitoring the impact of new statutory audit regulation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Sep 2017

The European Commission has published a report looking at the impact of the new statutory audit regulation throughout the EU which found that the.... read more

South African campaign group calls on businesses to drop KPMG as auditor

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Sep 2017

The Save South Africa campaign, a civil society group which was actively involved in recent revelations on the PR agency Bell Pottinger, has called.... read more

South African shareholders reject more auditor reappointments

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Sep 2017

There have been significant increases in votes against auditors’ reappointment at more than a quarter of annual general meetings, according to the.... read more

PwC to audit BBC equal pay

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Sep 2017

PwC will audit the British Broadcasting Corporation’s (BBC’s) staff pay in one of three reviews that are being conducted after criticism over its.... read more

EY reports 6% growth in global revenues

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Sep 2017

EY has announced global revenues of USD $31.4bn for the financial year ending 30 June 2017, up 6% from FY 16 figures.. read more

CFOs lack the necessary analytical skill required by the digitalisation of their work

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 1 Sep 2017

CFOs should deepen their knowledge of digital technology and its application for finance function, according to a Deloitte survey of 30 global.... read more

PwC pulls out of African Cup of Nations engagement

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 25 Aug 2017

An inspection to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts Cameroon has been postponed by the Confederation of African Football after PwC withdrew from.... read more

Petrobras director in breach of ethics over Deloitte contract

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 23 Aug 2017

Petrobras director of governance and risk João Adalberto Elek Junior was found in breach of ethics in hiring Deloitte on an advisory project while.... read more


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