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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 …

In Abrupt Turnaround, Olympus Admits It Hid Losses for Decades

Japan’s Olympus admitted on Tuesday it had hidden losses on securities investments dating back to the 1980s, succumbing to weeks of pressure to explain a series of baffling transactions that have put the future of the firm in doubt. The …