FRC launches investigation into Lookers audit

Big Four FRC launches investigation into Lookers audit

9m Aoife Morgan

FRC launches investigation into Lookers audit

Regulatory body has launched an investigation into Deloitte’s auditing practices for the years ending 2017 and 2018 Read More...

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FCA say firms act without “foresight”, but principles attacked over lack of clarity

Business FCA say firms act without “foresight”, but principles attacked over lack of clarity

2y Tom Lemmon

FCA say firms act without “foresight”, but princip...

FCA director of enforcement and market oversight Mark Steward attacked firms for not fully considering the regulator’s principles, but event delegates...

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Myths about HMRC's powers means it can overreach in civil inspections, experts warn

HMRC Myths about HMRC's powers means it can overreach in civil inspections, experts warn

2y Leanna Reeves

Myths about HMRC's powers means it can overreach i...

Experts have warned accountants and tax advisors about common myths regarding HMRC’s powers, believing it can overreach during civil inspections. Read...

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Small businesses feel penalised by “intensive” HMRC investigations

HMRC Small businesses feel penalised by “intensive” HMRC investigations

3y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Small businesses feel penalised by “intensive” HMR...

Research commissioned by HMRC showed that over half of small businesses find HMRC investigations too intensive and disruptive Read More...

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Deloitte South Africa investigated over Steinhoff audits

Audit Deloitte South Africa investigated over Steinhoff audits

4y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Deloitte South Africa investigated over Steinhoff ...

The uncovering of accounting irregularities led to Steinhoff's share prices plummeting by 80% Read More...

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HMRC to merge specialist investigations and criminal investigations teams

Corporate Tax HMRC to merge specialist investigations and criminal investigations teams

6y Calum Fuller, Reporter

HMRC to merge specialist investigations and crimin...

Merger will make HMRC more effective in tackling serious tax crime, Accountancy Age reveals Read More...

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New disciplinary arrangements published by FRC

Accounting Standards New disciplinary arrangements published by FRC

8y Richard Crump, Writer

New disciplinary arrangements published by FRC

FRC no longer be required to consult with the professional institutes before beginning an investigation under new disciplinary arrangements Read More...

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HMRC employee held in phone-hacking probe

Administration HMRC employee held in phone-hacking probe

10y Calum Fuller, Reporter

HMRC employee held in phone-hacking probe

A 50-year-old man employed by HMRC has been arrested in connection with the phone hacking enquiry Read More...

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KPMG faces FRC investigation over HBOS work

Audit KPMG faces FRC investigation over HBOS work

10y Richard Crump, Writer

KPMG faces FRC investigation over HBOS work

HBOS whistleblower and a former KPMG partner, Paul Moore, have formally referred KPMG to the FRC Read More...

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Keeping Up Appearances - how to spot accounting manipulation

Accounting Standards Keeping Up Appearances - how to spot accounting manipulation

10y Jeanine Arnold

Keeping Up Appearances - how to spot accounting ma...

Jeanine Arnold discusses the many forms of accounting manipulation Read More...

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Accounting litigation experts join Orrick

People In Practice Accounting litigation experts join Orrick

10y Kevin Reed, Writer

Accounting litigation experts join Orrick

Matthew Lawson and Simon Willis join London office to provide dispute services for accountants Read More...

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China accounting lands investors in hot water

Accounting Firms China accounting lands investors in hot water

10y Rose Orlik

China accounting lands investors in hot water

China accounting back under spotlight as two more companies give investors a headache Read More...

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Investor congratulations all round

Audit Investor congratulations all round

11y Taking Stock

Investor congratulations all round

Investment Management Association protects its own in latest unsurprising study Read More...

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ThinFilm under going concern alert

Audit ThinFilm under going concern alert

11y Rose Orlik

ThinFilm under going concern alert

A going concern warning has been issues against Thin Film Electronics, with auditors warning the company is facing serious liquidity issues Read More...

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PwC India fined for audit debacle

Audit PwC India fined for audit debacle

11y Rose Orlik

PwC India fined for audit debacle

PwC's Indian subsidiaries have been heavily fined for missing accounting manipulation on the part of IT service provider Satyam Read More...

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New forensic appointment for Mazars

People In Practice New forensic appointment for Mazars

11y Kevin Reed, Writer

New forensic appointment for Mazars

Forensics expert James Gilby joins Mazars Read More...

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HMRC needs to better target the stick

Corporate Tax HMRC needs to better target the stick

11y Chris Chadburn

HMRC needs to better target the stick

Hitting the most wealthy tax evaders with prosecution - and ditching the carrot - would reap great benefits for the taxman, says former tax inspector ...

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Accounting fraud pays - or getting caught doesn't hurt. Mostly.

Audit Accounting fraud pays - or getting caught doesn't hurt. Mostly.

11y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Accounting fraud pays - or getting caught doesn't ...

AS A JOURNALIST I must confess I don’t usually read the accounting books that drop onto my desk on a weekly basis but Michael Jones’ hefty...

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Watchdog investigates PwC over JPMorgan

Audit Watchdog investigates PwC over JPMorgan

11y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

Watchdog investigates PwC over JPMorgan

AADB launches investigation over compliance with FSA rules on client assets Read More...

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E&Y investigated over Lehman Brothers

Audit E&Y investigated over Lehman Brothers

11y Kevin Reed, Writer

E&Y investigated over Lehman Brothers

The AADB investigates Ernst & Young's role in reporting Lehman Brothers' compliance with the FSA client asset rules. Read More...

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Miss Sixty administrators accused of misconduct

Accounting Standards Miss Sixty administrators accused of misconduct

11y Rachael Singh, Writer

Miss Sixty administrators accused of misconduct

Miss Sixty administrators Nick O'Reilly and Peter Hollis reported to professional bodies Read More...

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Ernst & Young US named in Lehman suit

Audit Ernst & Young US named in Lehman suit

12y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Ernst & Young US named in Lehman suit

Reports indicate Ernst & Young is named in investor suit over Lehman accounting Read More...

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AADB investigates iSoft concerns

Audit AADB investigates iSoft concerns

12y Mario Christodoulou, Writer

AADB investigates iSoft concerns

Audit watch dog announces closed hearing Read More...

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AADB puts Mazars under the spotlight

Accounting Firms AADB puts Mazars under the spotlight

13y David Jetuah, Reporter

AADB puts Mazars under the spotlight

Mazars 'surprised' at Accountancy and Actuarial Discipline Board's investigation of Top 12 firm's advice to Threshers' pension fund Read More...

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