Victoria Cochrane, the general counsel for Big Four firm Ernst & Young
has been appointed to the firm’s board by incoming chairman Mark Otty.
Cochrane successfully defended E&Y in its £2.6bn court battle with
She has led the firm’s UK legal and risk management functions for the past 15
years, will be responsible for quality and risk management both in the UK and
Cochrane is already a partner in the firm but has until now not sat on the
She told Legal Week that she would be focusing less on her legal
role and more on improving risk management across the organisation. ‘It is a
change of emphasis, rather than a major change, since I have had the quality and
risk management role for a while,’ she said.
Mazars has announced the appointment of Michael Tripp as the new head of financial services
A new leader, Darra Singh has been appointed to lead EY’s UK government and public sector practice
MHA MacIntyre Hudson has partnered with cloud accounting software provider Xero ahead of the government’s requirement for digital records
Revenue and profitability growth in on the rise for CPA firms, found a survey from the American Institute of CPA’s and its subsidiary CPA.com