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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 Limited, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"The second edition of Count Down is revised to include and discuss developments affecting the Big Four and their business model since the December 2015 release of the first edition. Brought into this updated narrative, for example, are: The Big Four's growth to collective global 2016 revenue of $128 billion, and the continued disparities in growth between their Audit and Advisory practices. The imposition of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Peterson, Jim (Lawyer).
Count down.
Bingley, UK : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2017
(OCoLC)981172618
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Peterson, (Lawyer)
ISBN: 9781787147003 1787147002 9781787430112 1787430111
OCLC Number: 992729621
Description: 1 online resource (333 pages)
Contents: I. Introduction: the past: history and context --
II. The present state of Big Audit --
III. A taxonomy of the non-solutions --
IV. The acts and attitudes of the players in Big Audit --
V. The uncertain future of the Big Four.
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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