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Amid industry crackdown, U.K. audit firms evolving with the times

2019-08-23T16:45:00+01:00By

It’s been an intense year for the audit industry in the United Kingdom—and things are expected only to get tougher as a new audit regulator, with new leadership and stronger statutory powers, prepares to take the reins.

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Kudos to Business Roundtable for advancing ‘purpose of a corporation’

2019-08-22T18:49:00+01:00By

While some mock the true intent of the Business Roundtable’s newly revised “Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation,” others are lauding the fact that it brings social responsibility into the limelight.

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2019-08-13T12:14:00+01:00By

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Is whistleblowing working? New claims raise questions

2019-08-21T19:43:00+01:00By

Sweeping, open allegations of fraud against major public companies raise fresh questions about the effectiveness of regulatory whistleblower programs.

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DOJ closes FCPA probe into Misonix

2019-08-21T14:55:00+01:00By

The DOJ has now closed its investigation into medical device company Misonix—about a month after the SEC closed its probe—without bringing enforcement actions. The FCPA investigation still resulted in some extensive anti-corruption compliance reforms.

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Cathay Pacific execs quit due to Hong Kong protests

2019-08-20T15:19:00+01:00By

Amid pressure from Chinese authorities after initially not penalizing employees for taking part in the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests, two top Cathay Pacific executives have tendered their resignations.

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Sealed Air dumps EY & hires PwC, as SEC investigates

2019-08-20T13:35:00+01:00By

Under investigation over how it appointed EY, Sealed Air cut ties with its auditor and appointed PwC after clearing independence concerns.

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In Brexit gambit, U.K. signs legislation to ban EU laws

2019-08-19T17:42:00+01:00By

The repeal of the European Communities Act provides a “clear signal” that the U.K. government intends to leave the European Union without extending the Brexit deadline—with or without a deal.

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ICO investigating facial recognition technology in key London district

2019-08-19T17:37:00+01:00By

Concerns abound over whether or not using facial recognition technology violates consumer privacy.

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