Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau wants to determine whether the accounting firm knew about the payments during the course of its audit work with the company.
Former chief executive of Tyco Dennis Kozlowski, who has been charged with embezzling $600m from the firm, is said to have authorised unofficial bonuses to 51 employees totalling £96m as a reward for helping Tyco gain $1.7bn from an IPO in optical fibre company Tycom.
PwC confirmed to the Wall Street Journal that it was being questioned but said, ‘we have no reason to believe we will be anything but a provider of information for them’
The average cost of fraud increased 35.4% to £3.9m in 2016, compared to 2015 data
Harrison Beale & Owen will (HB&O) have a new chairman and managing director at the helm for 2017
Satvir Bungar promoted to managing director in the mergers and acquisitions team
Carolyn Brown appointed as the first head of client legal services practice RSM Legal