Audit Reform Special

ICAS

ICAS says FRC audit reforms don’t go far enough

Scottish Institute says FRC reforms should force auditors to give assurance on entire report and not just in exceptions

20 Apr 2012

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FRC waters down audit tendering rules

The FRC is diluting its proposed plans to force all listed companies to change auditor or explain why they haven’t

20 Apr 2012

European commission

Dutch to act as catalyst for EC auditor rotation changes

Netherlands reform to introduce mandatory auditor rotation could be catalyst for EC to introduce Europe-wide proposals

16 Apr 2012

Lobbyists want Barclays auditors voted out

Pirc against re-appointment of auditors PwC and non-exec Sir Mike Rake over concerns that accounting rules allow banks to overstate profit

11 Apr 2012

China will help create Big Six

Asian accounting growth the most likely route to Big Four competition, says Sir David Tweedie

05 Apr 2012

Tweedie wants audit and reporting "evolution"

Reporting and auditing that "tells the full story" is needed post-crisis, says new ICAS president Sir David Tweedie - but not through revolution

05 Apr 2012

ICAEW: Banks should reveal auditor disagreements

Banks should disclose key accounting disagreements with auditors in their annual reports, the ICAEW believes

13 Mar 2012

Big Four challengers give evidence to Competition Commission

Mid-tier firms give evidence to Competition Commission, claiming Big Four have a cosy relationship with big businesses

20 Feb 2012

Lawson urges tougher audit reforms from Brussels

Former chancellor urges European Commission to create rules for auditors

08 Feb 2012

PwC claims E&Y 'shadows' its Lloyds audit

PwC claims that E&Y has a shadow team set up to target its Lloyds Banking Group audit

27 Jan 2012

Can principles overule the rules?

Accounting standards must not slip towards complex rules, warns ICAS

24 Jan 2012

US audit watchdog hopes for China deal in 2012

Watchdog wants to hash out an agreement with China over joint audit inspections before the end of the year

12 Jan 2012

Accountancy Age's 2011 Review: In Cartoons...

Accountancy Age takes a misty-eyed look back through our 2011 cartoon archives, to remind you of the big issues of the past year

06 Jan 2012

EC v the rest on audit, says CBI

The EC's proposals for audit reform won't improve audit quality and independence, nor will they boost competition and choice, writes John Cridland

23 Dec 2011

Auditors fear loss of influence in Brussels

Auditors agree positive engagement essential in European reform debate

13 Dec 2011

Watchdog considers probe of Deloitte’s RBS audit

FSA passes on its report ito RBS' near collapse onto the AADB

13 Dec 2011

Video: EU audit reform, just the start?

Audit expert Charles Bowman tells Rose Orlik that EU audit reform proposals are the beginning of the debat on the purpose of audit

12 Dec 2011

Audit market 'barriers' worry Competition Commission

Competition Commission flags up high barriers to entry as one issue among many affecting the audit market

08 Dec 2011

FTSE 100 FDs reiterate audit reform concern

FTSE 100 FDs remain concerned about Brussels' audit reform proposals, new survey shows

08 Dec 2011

Auditors barred for life over Satyam scandal

Indian accounting institute bans two auditors from practising, due to their roles in the Satyam scandal

08 Dec 2011

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