GE Investors Urged to Dump KPMG as Auditor
Proxy advisor ISS recommends a vote against retaining KPMG, questioning its expertise amid an investigation of GE's accounting practices.
Fintech’s Focus Shifts Toward Finance
Financial technology firms have paid more attention to the technology than building a sound financial foundation. That's changing, to the sector's benefit.
SEC Charges Foreign Affiliates of KPMG, Deloitte, and BDO
The foreign firms participated in audits that skirted the full oversight of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
Six CPAs Accused of Rigging Audit Inspections
The SEC says PCAOB staffers leaked confidential materials to KPMG partners to boost the firm's inspection results.
Companies Struggle to Quantify Climate Risk
Stakeholders want more information on climate-related risk, but for the most part it's not readily available.
Regulations Both Help and Hurt IPO Pace
Companies have good reasons for factoring in the regulatory environment when deciding whether to go public.
Why You Should Take the “F” Out of FP&A
A purely financial focus leads to damaging short-termism, KPMG says. Instead, put the focus on longer-term integrated business planning.
KPMG Settles Charges of Improper Energy Audit
The firm’s client, Miller Energy Resources, inflated $5 million in oil and gas assets to nearly $500 million, according to the SEC.
PCAOB Trying Different Tack in Selecting Audits
Among other things, the new approach will limit the ability of firms to predict which of their audits the PCAOB may select to inspect.
Higher Pay for Auditors Leads to Fewer Restatements
The more a Big Four firm pays its auditors, the fewer restatements its clients have, finds a new study.
KPMG Replaces Audit Chair in Wake of PCAOB Leaks
An employee at the accounting oversight board leaked news of upcoming inspections to a former PCAOB employee who'd moved to the audit firm.