The financial regulator will be looking for evidence of revenue and profit manipulation, amid fears that investors might have lost as much as $100bn (Pounds 70bn) in the last eight years, due to accounting fraud, according to The Times.
IT and internet companies are expected to bear the brunt of shareholder lawsuits this year, following the collapse of share prices and a fall on the Nasdaq to levels last seen in December 1998.
Many investors feel they were deliberately misled by inaccurate accounting statements made during the IT boom of the late 1990s.
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season
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