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Arrium class action’s potential loss of contingency fee irrelevant to transfer fight, KPMG says
Class Actions 2023-07-27 5:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

The possibility that a NSW judge will revoke a contingency fee order made in a class action over Arrium’s collapse is irrelevant to whether the […]

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Linchpin liquidators have case against Grant Thornton, Moore Stephens: judge
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-07-26 11:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found that a case brought by the liquidators of investment firm Linchpin Capital against auditors Grant Thornton and Moore Stephens for signing […]

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PwC partner wins court order barring forced departure amid leaks crisis
Tax 2023-07-20 3:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A PricewaterhouseCoopers partner who is suing the accounting firm for giving him the boot over a tax leaks scandal has won an interim injunction restraining […]

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EY boss says PwC conduct ‘not the way we do business’
Policy and Regulation 2023-07-18 3:17 pm By Sam Matthews

Senior EY partners have condemned PwC and attempted to distance the firm from the scandal that has rocked the industry, but its cleanskin claims were […]

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Zap Fitness founder forced to drop negligence suit against Pitcher Partners
Professional Negligence 2023-07-17 11:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has issued an injunction forcing the discontinuance of a negligence suit against accounting firm Pitcher Partners by the former owner of Zap Fitness, […]

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Law firm investigating class action against Salt Lake Potash, auditor EY
Class Actions 2023-06-16 11:41 pm By Gareth Baker

A law firm is probing a shareholder class action against former ASX-listed Salt Lake Potash and auditor EY, alleging the company failed to disclose material […]

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Class action against KPMG, CuDeco directors wants insurance docs to avoid ‘train wreck’
Class Actions 2023-06-13 11:59 pm By Gareth Baker

A shareholder class action against KPMG and the directors of defunct mining company CuDeco is seeking insurance information and a limited number of documents from […]

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PwC client suing for negligence agrees to keep Hawthorn property off market
Professional Negligence 2023-06-09 11:56 pm By Sam Matthews

A former PricewaterhouseCoopers client who is suing the accounting firm over the $88 million sale of wholesale food company Hudson Pacific to Retail Food Group […]

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ATO denies telling tax board to wind back PwC leak inquiry
Tax 2023-06-07 11:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A report alleging that the ATO asked the Tax Practitioner Board to curtail its investigation of a PwC tax leaks scandal was “fundamentally misleading”, a […]

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KPMG admits ‘painful’ mistakes, condemns PwC scandal
Accounting 2023-06-07 11:06 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Executives from KPMG have condemned the PwC tax breach scandal as ‘disturbing’ and admitted past mistakes after the firm was rocked by an exam cheating […]

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