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BDO/PKF merger vote to be completed this week

Partner vote on merger to be completed this week with a public announcement to be released before Christmas

04 Dec 2012

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BDO's firms break $6bn barrier

BDO's international network of firms posts $6bn revenues for 2012

21 Nov 2012

PKF Chinese firm to join BDO

More merger efforts between BDO and PKF

13 Nov 2012

Interview: BDO's Simon Michaels and PKF's Martin Goodchild

The managing partners talk to Accountancy Age about the whys and hows of their merger plans

07 Nov 2012

BDO and PKF confirm "advanced merger discussions"

The two firms look to merge in the new year

07 Nov 2012

BDO liquidators appointed to Rangers

Malcolm Cohen and James Stephen take joint liquidator role at collapsed Scottish club

05 Nov 2012

BDO resigns as auditors of Birmingham City FC

BDO resigns as auditors of Birmingham City FC parent company because it was unable to obtain consistent, reliable and complete audit evidence

01 Nov 2012

Newman confirmed as Audit Commission chairman

Eric Pickles confirms Newman as the man to wind down the Audit Commission

19 Sep 2012

MPs grill Newman over Accountancy Age Awards

Jeremy Newman faces up to tough questioning over his Accountancy Age award-winning exploits prior to his appointment as Audit Commission chairman

13 Sep 2012

Jeremy Newman lined up for Audit Commission chair

Eric Pickles lines up former BDO chief Jeremy Newman to wind down Audit Commission

29 Aug 2012

Dewey advisors say £57m partner settlement plan hits target

Proposed $90.4m (£57.5m) settlement with former Dewey & LeBoeuf partners to raise funds for the collapsed firm's creditors is set to move forward, according to an email sent to partners

20 Aug 2012

BDO/PKF - deal details are where the fun's at

Merger discussions are fine, but the real fun comes after the ink has dried on the contract and two firms must become one

16 Aug 2012

Speculation grows about BDO/PKF merger

Reports suggest PKF’s managing partner Martin Goodchild has agreed a deal in principle to sell the firm's UK operations to BDO

16 Aug 2012

BDO administrators look at liquidation of Dewey & LeBoeuf

Administrators look at liquidating collapsed law firm with unsecured creditors likely to receive 11p for every £1 owed

31 Jul 2012

BDO liquidators to return 50% of debt to Farepak creditors

Following a goodwill payment from Lloyds, BDO liquidators announce a total return to customers of 50% of debt

11 Jul 2012

New auditors for FTSE companies

Kazakhmys and H R Owen make new auditor appointments, with KPMG and BDO winning new clients

27 Jun 2012

BDO on promotion frenzy

BDO bolsters its tax and audit departments with six new partner hires

26 Jun 2012

Kentz ditches BDO as auditors in favour of PwC

Decision to split with BDO brings 17-year audit relationship to an end

21 Jun 2012

Creditors appoint counsel at Dewey & LeBoeuf

Two creditor groups of collapsed law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf's estate choose Brown Rudnick and Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman to advise them

07 Jun 2012

BDO administrators to Dewey & LeBoeuf make 96 redundancies

BDO administrators to collapsed law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf make 96 layoffs in its now-defunct London office

31 May 2012

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