The Big Four accountants could find themselves being stripped of their most lucrative audit deals every 10 years, according to tough new rules proposed by the European Union.
Deloitte And Touche
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Thursday 06 June 2013
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Tuesday 23 April 2013
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Saturday 23 February 2013
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Friday 22 February 2013
The Competition Commission has found that the audit market has “systemic” issues that have led to a closed club of the Big Four accountants dominating the sector.
Wednesday 20 February 2013
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