Topic: Accounting fraud

French court confirms Bloomberg punishment for false reporting

The Paris Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by France’s market regulator to penalise US media company Bloomberg for reporting false accounting information about construction company Vinci, but it reduced the fine by €2 million.

17 September 2021

Counsel Watch: French firm guides JPMorgan to multi-million tax settlement and defendants lawyer up in SFO bribery trial

A co-founder of French firm Kiehman & Marembert has helped US investment bank JPMorgan reach a €25 million tax fraud settlement with French prosecutors following a six-year-long investigation.

07 September 2021

Kraft Heinz settles SEC accounting misconduct probe

The US securities regulator has fined food and beverage company Kraft Heinz $62 million for allegedly engaging in a long-running illegal expense management scheme that resulted in several years of false accounting.

03 September 2021

Singapore charges UK national in Wirecard-linked probe

Singaporean police have charged a UK national with allegedly taking part in a fraud scheme at a company with links to collapsed German payment company Wirecard.

02 September 2021

Watchstone prepares to sue KPMG over audit

16 August 2021

German court rejects attempt to publish EY Wirecard audit report

13 August 2021

KPMG pays $84m to settle Hong Kong listing negligence claim

20 July 2021

FRC launches two Greensill-linked investigations

28 June 2021

Singapore trading company sues Deloitte for failing to find irregularities

11 June 2021

Counsel Watch: monitor specialist nabs another instruction

In the latest counsel watch, a prominent US lawyer to oversee the compliance programme of a US labour union and the Greensill Capital scandal prompts work for several firms.

03 June 2021

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