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The big four accountancy firms have been told by watchdogs to accelerate the ring-fencing of their audit businesses by bolstering independent governance and improving financial transparency.
Boux Avenue has appointed restructuring experts to begin a strategic review of the business. The lingerie retailer has drafted in advisers from Deloitte as it mulls a launch of an insolvency process to close stores.
The UK’s banking watchdog has reportedly called in a Big Four accountancy firm to examine Goldman Sachs’ regulatory reporting in its London operation.
The FRC has hit a legal stumbling block in its efforts to require Sports Direct to provide legally privileged documents as part of its probe into Grant Thornton’s auditing of the retailers 2016 accounts.
Audit watchdog the FRC today announced a major review of how companies and auditors report on the impact of climate change.