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The Andersen break-up

A round-up of all the AccountancyAge.com stories from the Andersen split.

BREAKING NEWS: Andersen Consulting loses rights to name

Andersen Consulting has claimed ‘total victory’ in its arbitration case with Arthur Andersen, despite having to surrender its name from the end of the year.

Andersen Consulting facing 2 billion pound brand loss
Andersen Consulting’s lost brand name could be worth as much as 2bn-2.6bn pounds of its total value, according to branding experts.

LATEST: Arthur Andersen chief quits
Arthur Andersen chief Jim Wadia has resigned his position as worldwide managing partner following today’s ruling by the International Chamber of Commerce.

Andersen Consulting close to announcing alliance
Andersen Consulting is set to announce merger or acquisition moves within 30 to 50 days, according to global managing partner and CEO, Joe Forehand.

Analysis: Breaking up is hard to do
Divorce is often a messy and drawn out business – just ask Donald and Ivana Trump – but at last the long-term fall-out between Andersen Consulting and Arthur Andersen came to a end yesterday with both parties, predictably, claiming victory.

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Date set for Andersen divorce announcement

Exclusive: Daggers drawn in Andersens name battle
Andersen Consulting has blasted the chances of it losing its brand name as ‘Arthur Andersen fantasy’ – as both parties wait for the outcome of the arbitration to decide their futures.

EXCLUSIVE: Andersen divorce heats up
The Andersens’ divorce took another turn today with Andersen Consulting revealing it has 800 pieces of evidence which it believes show Arthur Andersen has breached a competition agreement.

Accountancy Age exclusive: Andersens civil war to be settled out of court
The bitter divorce battle between Arthur Andersen and Andersen Consulting could be settled out of court as early as next month, Accountancy Age has learned.

Forehand to hold court in Andersens divorce.The bitter divorce battle between Arthur Andersen and Andersen Consulting could be settled out of court as early as next month, Accountancy Age has learned.

Andersen CEO goes
A 27-year veteran of Andersen Consulting has been named as the firm’s new managing partner and CEO. Joe Forehand, who has been a partner for 17 years, succeeds George Shaheen who left in September to join the online grocer Webvan.

Andersen readies split
The two warring factions of Andersen Worldwide have appointed an arbitrator to oversee the firm’s divorce.

Arthur Andersen website

Andersen Consulting news release

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