PwC refused to take up the appointment because it thought it too risky, according to The Sunday Times.
Grant Thornton and Deloitte have been forced to defend their ability to spot potential trouble since evidence emerged of of serious fraud at the Italian company.
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
The firm reports 7.6% global fee income growth for the year ending 31 December 2016