All articles by Isabella Grotto

Isabella Grotto

Smaller companies’ audit quality continues to suffer

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC)’s annual audit quality review (AQR) has found the audits of smaller clients are far…

EY US accused by investors of knowing about Wal-Mart Mexico bribery scandal

Some investors of retail giant Wal-Mart Stores have accused EY in the US of having been aware of alleged bribery…

Deloitte UK appoints chairman

Deloitte UK has elected the firm’s board of partners member and vice chairman Nick Owen to the post of chairman,…

HLB International expands in South Sudan

HLB International has added firm HLB Oryem to its network in South Sudan. Juba-based HLB Oryem was established in 2007…

Turkey: Surge in audit opportunities challenged by fee pressure

Fee pressure is threatening the benefits of a sudden influx of audit-seeking clients into the Turkish market, the International Accounting…

FRC review of audit firm governance code finds room for improvement

An assessment by the UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of the 2010 audit firm governance code has praised its successes,…

Turkey survey: Prosperity at the crucial east-west crossroad

A recent boom in the number of audit-seeking clients is welcome news for Turkey’s accounting industry, but any benefit could…

Nexia adds firm in Armenia

Nexia International has added firm AN Audit CJSC to its network in Armenia, following a spate of additions earlier this…

Alliott Group adds firm in New Jersey

Alliott Group has added US consulting firm Weber, Shapiro & Company (WS) to its association. The firm is based in…

PKF International starts to recoup firm losses in South Africa

PKF International has added Rademeyer Wesson Chartered Accountants to its network in South Africa, making some progress in restoring its…