[BEIJING] China will audit 77 major pharmaceutical companies, including the local arms of Sanofi, Eli Lilly & Co. and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., after one of its largest listed drugmakers was...

COMMENTARY

IF we ever need proof that audit opinion matters, look no further than what happened to IHH Healthcare Bhd.

[LONDON] Britain's business ministry will consult further on sweeping reforms of the audit market, it told Reuters, stopping short of legislation demanded by lawmakers.

[SHANGHAI] China's Kangde Xin Composite Material Group said its auditor could not confirm the authenticity of the company's bank deposits worth 12.2 billion yuan (S$2.45 billion), as it responded...

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SINGAPORE'S frontline capital-markets regulator, Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo), armed itself with greater supervisory powers this week by announcing a host of ways in which it...

AUDITORS are to come under greater scrutiny in one of the biggest overhauls of accountancy oversight in Singapore, which could see the Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) ordering second...

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THE implementation of Enhanced Auditor Reporting Standards in 2016 has marked a paradigm shift in the way auditor information is presented in financial reports. Standard boilerplate statements...

[LONDON] Almost two decades after the collapse of US giant Enron in a notorious accounting scandal, the accountancy sector is back in the spotlight, this time thanks to a string of scandals in...

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SINGAPORE authorities finally took action on Tuesday to probe locally listed Noble Group, more than three years after the first reports of accounting irregularities surfaced at the Hong Kong-based...

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BRITAIN'S parliament will launch an inquiry into the nation's scandal-hit auditing industry in the new year - a move that could result in sweeping changes to the way audits are carried...