The Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday charged Grant Thornton India LLP and Australia-based Grant Thornton Audit Pty Limited with auditor independence violations.
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The Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday charged Deloitte & Touche LLP with violating auditor independence rules when its consulting affiliate kept a business relationship with a trustee serving on the boards and audit committees of three funds Deloitte audited.
The Securities and Exchange Commission Monday sanctioned eight firms and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board sanctioned seven others for violating auditor independence rules when they prepared the financial statements of brokerage firms that were their audit clients.
Accounting giant Ernst & Young will pay $4 million to settle civil charges that it violated auditor independence rules after one of its units lobbied congressional staffers on behalf of audit clients, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday.
A former chief risk officer for Deloitte & Touche settled SEC civil charges alleging he accepted tens of thousands of dollars in "casino markers" while serving as an adviser on the audit of a casino gaming corporation.
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday charged accounting firm KPMG with violating auditor independence rules.