The study by the Big Four firm shows that in the first nine months of 2004, 21 cases have been brought against non-US companies by shareholders. This is compared with just 15 cases for the whole of 2003 and looks set to beat the figure of 23 companies set in 2002.
PwC said that roughly two-thirds of the cases filed over the last two-years were accounting related, according to the Financial Times.
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Two new audit partners have been appointed at the firm BDO in its audit practice following continued growth and investment
Changes to the tax system is urged to support the growth of entrepreneurs, found a report from the Grant Thornton UK, the Institute of Directors, and the Prelude Group
Six new partners have been revealed by top ten firm Mazars