The Securities and Exchange
Commission has voted to ease up Sarbanes-Oxley regulations, in a
move that could encourage companies back onto US exchanges and reduce audit
Sarbox will become more risk-based, and
auditors will not be required to do separate assurance work for clients.
Industry experts have suggested that the US was set to be overtaken by
London’s markets as the world’s capital markets centre.
Steve Butler of Punter Southall Aspire highlights the importance of pension governance meetings to protect against mistakes and safeguard company reputation
Mark McMullen joins the private client services team from Smith & Williamson
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
BDO has taken its new partner intake to 23 during the first half of its financial year, including the appointment of five partners in five weeks