New PwC Japanese firm ready for business

New PwC Japanese firm ready for business

PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata gets approval from Japanese authorites

PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata, the new Japanese accounting firm set up with
the support of the PricewaterhouseCoopers global network, will open for business
on 1 July.

PwC Aarata received confirmation of incorporation and registration from the
Legal Affairs Bureau in Japan as well as permission for the use of the new name
from the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (JICPA).

The firm has also applied for registration with the Public Company Accounting
Oversight Board (PCAOB) in the United States.

It will continue to working with and provide international support to
ChuoAoyama, its disgraced Japanese network firm, suspended from auditing for two
months.

PwC Aarata is expected to have 80 partners by year end.

Sam DiPiazza CEO PricewaterhouseCoopers International, said PwC faced ‘a
number of significant challenges in Japan’ be he said he was ‘confident that the
strategy it had developed would be ‘the best way of improving audit quality and
serving all of our clients both internationally and in Japan’.

Related Articles

CogitalGroup announces acquisition of Wilkins Kennedy

Accounting Firms CogitalGroup announces acquisition of Wilkins Kennedy

7d Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Blick Rothenberg acquires Westleton Drake

Accounting Firms Blick Rothenberg acquires Westleton Drake

2w Emma Smith, Managing Editor
IR35 in 2018: what do accountants need to know?

Accounting Firms IR35 in 2018: what do accountants need to know?

2w SJD Accountancy | Sponsored
Top 50+50 UK Accountancy Firms 2018 – entries now open!

Accounting Firms Top 50+50 UK Accountancy Firms 2018 – entries now open!

3w Emma Smith, Managing Editor
It’s not just the potential of women at stake, it’s the potential of accountancy

Accounting Firms It’s not just the potential of women at stake, it’s the potential of accountancy

4w Jean Stephens, RSM International
PwC to net £50m from Carillion insolvency

Accounting Firms PwC to net £50m from Carillion insolvency

1m Alia Shoaib, Reporter
Mercer & Hole makes two new appointments

Accounting Firms Mercer & Hole makes two new appointments

2m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
Sexual harassment – is accountancy next for #MeToo?

Accounting Firms Sexual harassment – is accountancy next for #MeToo?

2m Karen Baxter, Lewis Silkin