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RSA CFO takes advice on action against auditor Deloitte

Group CFO could consider action against its ex-auditor following revelations of misleading and inaccurate information in accounts

09 Jan 2014

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Speedy Hire CEO quits as accounting irregularities found

Certain control processes within rental group's Gulf-based international business "repeatedly and deliberately circumvented"

29 Nov 2013

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Cattles launches legal battle against former auditor PwC

Troubled sub-prime lender Cattles is to take PwC to court over its audit prior to the revelation of a huge accounting black hole

07 Feb 2013

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Post Office to investigate accounting software over discrepancies

The Post Office will analyse whether its accounting software could have caused historic discrepencies

03 Jan 2013

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SFO criticised for dropping probe into collapse of Weavering Capital

Decision raises questions about ability of British prosecuting authorities to bring criminal charges in substantial fraud

12 Sep 2011

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September date set for introduction of tougher takeover rules

Takeover Panel proposals will be unveiled by July

01 Jul 2011

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SMEs will not be targeted under new Bribery Act

SFO chief says he will not pursue SMEs under the new legislation

01 Jul 2011

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Cotswold Geotechnical fined £385,000 over pit death

Fine is to be paid over a 10-year period

18 Feb 2011

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First company convicted under new corporate manslaughter law

Cotswold Geotechnical convicted under the 2008 Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act

16 Feb 2011

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FDs should not 'drop their guard’ over Bribery Act

Training staff and stress-testing existing anti-bribery policies and procedures should not be put on hold

02 Feb 2011

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Manslaughter Act gets first case

Small engineering business could face unlimited fine if found guilty

27 Jan 2011

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Half of FDs unprepared for Bribery Act

Almost half of FDs polled by Financial Director do not have adequate procedures in place to prevent acts of bribery being carried out by employees

26 Jan 2011

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Activist investor to face Lords audit enquiry

“The banking crisis is largely due to faulty numbers,” claims Tim Bush

25 Oct 2010

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"Unrealistic" for Northern Rock auditor to have raised alarm

"It would be a very brave partner which would unilaterally take those actions," academic claims in House of Lords committee

17 Oct 2010

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