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Tuesday it emerged that Harvey Pitt, former chairman of the Securities & Exchange Commission, is setting up a consulting business to help companies meet the requirement of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, ushered in during his time in charge of the regulator.
Also on the day, a US spammer who allegedly fraudulently raised over $100,000 through nine million emails is facing a lawsuit filed by Pitt’s former employer, the SEC, over unauthorised use of its logo.
Thursday it was revealed that the combined code on corporate governance is to go through a major rewrite which is likely to see proposals from the controversial Higgs reporton non-executive directors brought in after the original 1 July deadline.
A survey by Accountancy Age survey uncovered that finance directors believe companies should adopt ethical policies even if they come at the expense of profit, according to an exclusive survey.
Friday, Deloitte & Touche revealed that most security attacks on financial services organisations are coming from outside the company – not from employees as widely thought.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements