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The ICAEW is looking into a complaint it received concerning the accounts of various companies owned by David and Richard Thompson, one of the UK’s richest families. According to a spokesperson for the institute, a complaint was received from Roger Abraham, a former business partner of the father-and-son team alleging 80 technical deficiencies. The complaint, according to the institute, is ‘being dealt with in accordance with the procedures set out in the institute’s disciplinary bye-laws’.

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