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Britain Targets Big 4 Auditors, Company Directors With Reform Proposals

Britain proposed weakening the market grip of “Big Four” auditors on Thursday and making company directors responsible for spotting fraud after the collapses of retailer BHS and builder Carillion. Directors would have to repay their bonuses if the company went …

Audit Firms Battle New Oversight Rule They Say Will Increase Litigation

Audit regulators are watering down a proposed rule aimed at increasing auditors’ accountability for their work after the industry said that it would open them up to private lawsuits. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board may allow auditors to skirt …