Writing in The Times yesterday, Wyman said no one should be surprised that there was not an Enron scandal in the UK.
He said the country had already dealt with its own scandals a decade ago.
Going back to the big corporate disasters of last year – WorldCom and Enron – Wyman said they were not typical of corporate America, ‘but grotesque cases of what can happen if personal greed and corporate excess go unchallenged’.
Similarly, he claimed that disgraced and defunct auditor Andersen in the US had ‘attributes not found in other auditors’.
Wyman said 2003 would see the US struggle with the ‘bodged’ Sarbanes-Oxley Act, while the world would struggle with its ‘unintended extra-territorial consequences’.
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
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
Carter Backer Winter has acquired Edwards Financial Services, expanding its financial planning department
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton