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UK hits Grant Thornton with £2 million fine over alcohol supplier audit

UK hits Grant Thornton with £2 million fine over alcohol supplier audit

08 July 2020

The UK’s audit regulator has fined auditing firm Grant Thornton over its failure to comply with ethical standards and for its lack of independence when conducting an audit.

FRC dings KPMG again over audit quality

FRC dings KPMG again over audit quality

12 June 2020

The UK’s accounting regulator has reprimanded KPMG over its work for a UK investment firm and ordered it report on its adherence to certain audit procedures over the next 12 months.

FRC closes Tesco accounting fraud investigation without action

FRC closes Tesco accounting fraud investigation without action

08 June 2020

The UK’s accounting regulator has ended its investigation into an undisclosed number of accountants at Tesco over their role in a £263 million profit overstatement that the British retailer disclosed in 2014.

The FRC recruits former FCA director of investigations

The FRC recruits former FCA director of investigations

25 November 2019

The UK Financial Reporting Council has recruited Jamie Symington from Brown Rudnick in London as it bolsters its enforcement division.

People news: Sidley hires in Brussels

People news: Sidley hires in Brussels

12 September 2017

In the latest people news, Sidley and Kroll make cybersecurity hires, while Forensic Risk Alliance promotes two.

Hussain fights to keep FRC transcript out of US prosecutors' hands

Hussain fights to keep FRC transcript out of US prosecutors' hands

17 July 2017

A UK lawyer for former Autonomy director Shushovan Hussain has told a US court about the possible sanctions for non-compliance with UK Financial Reporting Council investigations, amid DOJ attempts to obtain a transcript of Hussain's interview with the UK regulator.

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Europe, Middle East and Africa Investigations Review 2020

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Anti-Money Laundering Trends and Challenges

Deborah Luskin, Anant Modi, Selma Della Santina and Sarah Wrigley

Forensic Risk Alliance

Cleaning up the Mess: Effective Remediation in Internal Investigations in Africa

Benjamin S Haley, Sarah Crowder, Randall D Friedland and Thomas McGuire

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The Guide to Monitorships - Second Edition

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9. Monitorships in East Asia

Jason J Kang, Daniel S Lee, Nan Wang, Ryan Middlemas and Hangil Lee

Kobre & Kim

10. Switzerland-ordered Monitorships

Simone Nadelhofer and Daniel Lucien Bühr

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England and Wales

Anand Doobay

Boutique Law LLP

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