Prodi said the EU’s anti-fraud unit, Olaf, did not function properly and he wants to set up a new watchdog in order to avoid a repeat of the Eurostat affair.
According to a report in the Financial Times, Prodi has full confidence in Franz Hermann Bruner, Olaf’s director general. But he believes the body was ‘too leisurely’ in investigating the Eurostat scandal and needs more power and autonomy.
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