The Securities & Exchange Commission is privately considering what to do
should one of the Big Four firms collapse, the Wall Street Journal has
The SEC, the powerful US financial watchdog, has been considering in
particular whether or not to relax rules on audit quality that it instituted two
The need to consider a post-Big Four climate has been made more urgent by
KPMG’s recent difficulties.
Some have suggested the firm may face criminal charges for its role in
advising on illegal tax shelters in the late 1990s, posing a severe threat to
its reputation and future.
HMRC breaches client confidentiality; and partner profits fall at EY. These stories and more discussed in Friday Afternoon Live
Two new audit partners have been appointed at the firm BDO in its audit practice following continued growth and investment
Changes to the tax system is urged to support the growth of entrepreneurs, found a report from the Grant Thornton UK, the Institute of Directors, and the Prelude Group
Six new partners have been revealed by top ten firm Mazars