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Count down : the past, present and uncertain future of the big four accounting firms

Author: Jim Peterson, (Lawyer)
Publisher: Bingley, UK : Emerald Group Publishing, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Outlines new challenges facing the Big Four auditing firms. Illustrates issues with auditing and advisory practices, regulations, and technological disruption. Suggests a more sustainable audit model to better serve global capital markets.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Peterson, (Lawyer)
ISBN: 1787147010 9781787147010
OCLC Number: 981172618
Description: xviii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
the past --
history and context --
The present state of big audit --
A taxonomy of the non-solutions --
The acts and attitudes of the players in big audit --
The uncertain future of the big four --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: by Jim Peterson.

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Enron killed Arthur Andersen in 2002, leaving only Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC. Now the Big Four, with a total revenue of $127 billion, face major threats that need immediate attention. Count Down  Read more...

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Peterson, a lawyer who specializes in complex multi-national disputes, litigation, and financial information, examines the value and viability of the business, regulatory, and legal model, Big Audit, Read more...

 
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