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FRC and BIS defend legality of global accounting standards

FRC and BIS rubbish claims that IFRS conflicts with UK company law as "misguided"

04 Oct 2013

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Deloitte appeals MG Rover tribunal

Deloitte and former partner Maghsoud Einollahi have launched an appeal against their fines by the FRC for their MG Rover work

03 Oct 2013

Life peer Baroness Hogg is a crossbencher in the House of Lords

FRC proposes tougher measures on exec pay in governance code

FRC consults on possible amendments to the UK corporate governance code on executive remuneration

03 Oct 2013

XBRL taxonomies brought into line with new UK GAAP

Taxonomies used by XBRL will be updated to reflect the new financial reporting standards - FRS 100, 101 and 102

27 Sep 2013

FRC vows to continue audit reform fight in annual meeting

FRC says it plans to work closer with audit committees, opens Brussels office, and is verging on sanctioning audit performance failures itself, at Baroness Hogg's last annual meeting

17 Sep 2013

FRC launches investigation into PwC’s audit of Berkeley

Berkeley’s appointment of a former PwC partner leads FRC to investigate independence of Big Four firm’s role as auditor

16 Sep 2013

Insurance rules will create accounting mismatches, FRC warns

The FRC warns of flaws in proposed changes to the way insurance contracts are accounted for under IFRS

13 Sep 2013

Colin: Fine leaves Deloitte's tail between its legs

The FRC is the big dog now, notes Colin

11 Sep 2013

Deloitte hit with record-breaking £14m MG Rover fine

Deloitte are first hit by new sanctions guidance which has seen the firm hit with the largest fine ever dealt by the FRC

09 Sep 2013

FRC director and ex-Reed CFO takes Tesco board role

Tesco recruits SABMiller non-executive and FRC board member Mark Armour to sit on its audit committee

03 Sep 2013

Ex-PwC director takes FRC role

Financial Reporting Council recruits Marian Williams as codes & standards director, alongside equities and investment specialist Angus Bogle as director of investor engagement

03 Sep 2013

New carbon emissions reporting rules: more than just hot air

Having insufficient data available on GHG reporting could leave readers of annual reports questioning its entire validity warns Andrew Prosser

27 Aug 2013

FRC and PCAOB agree to joint audit supervision

Agreement allows for joint work on inspections and exchanges of otherwise confidential information

23 Aug 2013

FRC rubbishes mandatory five year audit tendering

FRC warns five year tendering could result in a "sham process" that will undermine competition

13 Aug 2013

Early Equity forced to change auditors

Haysmacintyre replaces Clement Chan as auditors of Early Equity after FRC highlights jurisidiction issue

13 Aug 2013

IFRS “legally flawed”, say readers

Readers vote overwhelmingly in agreement with legal opinion suggesting IFRS is not compatible with company law

07 Aug 2013

Grant Thornton facing two FRC audit probes

FRC is to scrutinise Grant Thorton's auditing of Manchester Building Society and drinks company Nichols

07 Aug 2013

Mazars London managing partner faces pensions tribunal

FRC's executive counsel calls on Mazars and London managing partner to face tribunal over advice to First Quench pension trustees

05 Aug 2013

FRC closes investigation into KPMG BAE audit

FRC closes investigation because no realistic prospect that a tribunal will make an adverse finding to undertaken so long ago

01 Aug 2013

Deloitte loses MG Rover tribunal

Deloitte loses tribunal over its role advising the owners of MG Rover

29 Jul 2013

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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