FRC

Can the FRC rescue its reputation? It has become one of the most disparaged – and lampooned – regulatory institutions of this century. The Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) oversight of the audit profession has been dubbed everything from ramshackle to timid, to lacking in any real pace or direction. The poor auditing practices of the […]

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The Fourth - Deloitte

Big Four fail in one in five audits The world’s four biggest accounting firms have been exposed for botching at least 20% of their audits following an inspection by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). In the most recent annual inspections of the Big Four, inspectors discovered Deloitte botched 20% of audits examined, PricewaterhouseCoopers […]

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Big Four auditor Deloitte has enhanced its presence in the green consultancy market through the acquisition of sustainability and consultancy adviser dcarbon8. The firm will be integrated with Deloitte’s environmental and sustainability consulting practice, with founder Guy Battle becoming a partner. The deal will give Deloitte a route into the growing market for carbon footprinting services. […]

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