Three KPMG firms disciplined in $7.7M enforcement sweep


The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) announced $7.7 million in total penalties against three separate KPMG firms and four individuals for varying violations of audit standards and ethical rules.

KPMG’s affiliates in Colombia, the United Kingdom, and India were each fined as part of the enforcement sweep announced Tuesday. KPMG Colombia agreed to pay $4 million, while KPMG UK must pay $2.6 million between two separate disciplinary orders. KPMG India received a $1 million penalty.

Of the four KPMG practitioners disciplined, two were ordered to pay fines that totaled $100,000.

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