The hearing to decide whether BDO International should be dragged back into a
$521m (£348.8m) negligence battle has been shelved after lawyers presented a
deluge of new motions at a pre-trial hearing.
The case was set to start on Monday, but it has now been pushed back until 16
BDO Seidman is appealing after being ordered to pay $521m of damages to Banco
Espirito Santo for an alleged negligent audits of its factoring division
Bankest’s lawyers have argued that BDO International controls BDO Seidman,
but the umbrella body has said that BDO Seidman acts independently.
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
Colin responds to the call for 'Darwinism' in accountancy
A new partner, Dermot Callinan, has joined Saffery Champness from KPMG where he was recently the head of the UK private client advisory team