Andersen has been convicted by a Houston jury of obstruction of justice in relation to the shredding of documents pertaining to its former audit client Enron.
It will cease doing business as an auditor at the end of August 2002 and with most of the firm already sold off via mergers and other deals, its name should sink beneath the horizon in due course..
Follow the sensational story of the firm’s demise by clicking on the links below.
For older stories pre-dating November 2001, when the story of Enron’s saga first came to the attention of the world, click on the Enron special report
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