Accountancy Age understands that Equitable Life representatives were to be given advance previews of the report, but only for a matter of hours, rather than the months that the government has been mulling the report over.
In addition the report does not include an executive summary, which leaves Equitable Life with a momentous task if it is to hit the ground running when the report is published for all and sundry later this afternoon.
Although Ernst & Young, the auditors of Equitable at the time, is eagerly awaiting the reports publication, the Big Four firm is expected to escape direct criticism from Lord Penrose.
Updates to follow.
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Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon
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