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Deloitte Fined Record $19M Over Audit Failures
A U.K. investigation found the Big Four firm liable for “serious and serial failures” in its audits of software firm Autonomy.
Deloitte to Create Independent Audit Board
The new board is part of Deloitte's plan to implement U.K. regulatory changes after a series of high-profile audit failures at Big Four accounting firms.
PCAOB to Consider Revising Audit Evidence Rule
The board will assess whether it should change its standard to reflect the growing use of technology-based auditing tools.
Big Four Heading for Audit Shakeup in U.K.
The U.K.'s accounting watchdog has asked the firms to submit a plan by Oct. 23 for separating their audit and consulting businesses.
Curtailing Auditors’ Tax Services For Appearances Brings Higher Rates
The pursuit of perceived auditor independence turns out to be an expensive proposition, a new study reveals.
Anatomy of a Short Attack
The current conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic have created a perfect storm for companies that are subject to an attack by short-sellers.
SOX 404 Exemption Pushes Small Companies to Incur Debt: Study
To avoid the auditor attestation required by SOX 404, small companies often incur debt instead of selling stock, a new study finds.
U.K. Audit Regulator to Review How Companies Report Climate Change Risk
“Auditors have a responsibility to properly challenge management to assess and report the impact of climate change on their business.”
SEC Planning to Loosen Auditor Independence Rules
On Monday, the SEC proposed changing the rules to keep auditor committees and auditors from spending time on "non-substantive" rule breaches.
Upgrading the Engagement
The Big Four have developed impressive technology platforms and tools. Here’s how they might improve auditing.
An Empowered Audit Team Can Be the Ultimate Safeguard
Regtech can improve transparency, but without the right culture even the best technology will fall flat.
Audits Are Broken. Here’s a Radical Way to Fix Them.
A certain federal agency should take over all public company audits, suggests a former Big Four auditor and current accounting software company CEO.
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