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KPMG settles with principal allegedly subjected to ‘aggressive, belittling’ emails
Employment 2022-04-27 2:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Accounting giant KPMG has resolved a lawsuit brought by a principal director who alleged he was told to “change and adjust” to “belittling” attacks by […]

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Deloitte strikes back in Noumi class action over $590M write-down
Class Actions 2022-04-21 5:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Deloitte and Noumi, formerly known as Freedom Foods, have pointed the finger at one another in a consolidated shareholder class action, with the accounting giant […]

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Deloitte director ordered to repay $3M in case of ‘remarkable fraud’
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-04-20 4:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Deloitte director accused of embezzling $3.1 million has agreed to court orders that he repay the money and hand over title to all […]

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‘A remarkable fraud’: Deloitte takes director to court for alleged embezzlement
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-04-13 6:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

Deloitte has secured a freezing order on the assets and bank accounts of a director accused of stealing funds from the consulting giant, in what […]

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Former lead auditor of Big Un charged with making false statement
Accounting 2022-04-11 1:17 pm By Sam Matthews

Another auditor has landed in hot water over collapsed video company Big Un’s 2017 independent audit, with the lead accountant charged with making a false […]

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PwC can’t ‘rout’ documents through ‘postbox’ lawyer to secure privilege, court finds
Tax 2022-04-06 5:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Advice from non-lawyers “routed” through a legal practitioner at multidisciplinary partnership PricewaterhouseCoopers cannot be shielded under legal professional privilege, the Federal Court has found. Justice […]

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PwC can’t claim privilege over all advice to JBS, judge finds
Tax 2022-03-25 10:57 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected the Australian Taxation Office’s claim that legal professional privilege does not apply to any communications between PricewaterhouseCoopers and its client, meat […]

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ASIC claims another scalp in ongoing BigUn investigation
Accounting 2022-03-17 5:50 pm By Sam Matthews

A former auditor of collapsed video company BigUn has had his company auditor registration suspended for a year following an application by the corporate regulator […]

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TerraCom can’t keep PwC report from ASIC investigators
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-03-11 10:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mining company TerraCom has lost a case seeking to shield a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, which is investigating claims […]

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Deloitte foreshadows new privilege battle in Hastie class action
Class Actions 2022-03-03 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

Another fight over privilege may be on the cards in a shareholder class action over the collapse of the Hastie Group, with Deloitte flagging its […]

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