Alun Jones QC told the court that the motive for extradition had less to do with the men’s alleged embezzlement of $20m from NatWest than US authorities’ desire to get the trio to implicate people in the Enron scandal, The Guardian reported.
David Bermingham, Gary Mulgrew and Giles Darby deny accusations of conspiring to defraud the British bank in cahoots with Enron’s former chief financial officer Andrew Fastow and financial chief Michael Kopper. The hearing continues.
Mazars has announced the appointment of Michael Tripp as the new head of financial services
A new leader, Darra Singh has been appointed to lead EY’s UK government and public sector practice
MHA MacIntyre Hudson has partnered with cloud accounting software provider Xero ahead of the government’s requirement for digital records
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