Accountant and ex-Peppermint Grove councillor Scott Fleay stole more than $4 million from a chicken farmer and his sick wife to buy multi-million dollar properties for his family, prosecutors claim.
JPMorgan Chase & Co has agreed to pay more than $US920 million ($1.3 billion) and admitted to wrongdoing to settle federal US market manipulation probes.
Abhishek Manikandan and Michelle Price
The outlook for Australia’s economy as Victoria continues to grapple with the coronavirus has left the nation’s corporate financial controllers nervous.
Business in WA is done much differently today than when Terry Blenkinsop started his career in business advisory 45 years ago.
COVID-19 renders life too tough for the Down Under operation of Amsterdam-based clothing label.
Australia’s biggest consulting group, PwC, has added to the COVID-19 cutbacks sweeping business by putting its staff on reduced hours from next week.
They say that fortune favours the brave — but not the stupid. Smart investors understand the risks attached to where they’re putting their money, and you should too.
Murdoch University has appointed the former State chairman of accounting firm KPMG as its new chancellor.
The paid leave can be taken flexibly at any time over three years from the birth of their baby.
Deloitte has released its full-year results and it’s WA arm contributed to a 13 per cent leap in the company’s revenue in 2018-19.
It will join a network of boutique advisory firms partnering with the French group across the globe.
The combined practice will be jointly led by KPMG’s national head of restructuring, Matthew Woods, the newly appointed chairman of the firm’s Perth office.
The CPA lodged tax returns for 21 clients without authorisation and diverted refunds to his own bank account.
Parmelia Partners accountants Brett Purkiss and Alan Crawford would not discuss their plans in the wake of their private company becoming mortgagee in possession.
Having ‘held its nerve’ during the State’s economic downturn, Deloitte is riding a growth spurt that has Perth staff numbers poised to crack 600 by early next year.
A Carlisle accountant charged with murdering his wife is the target of an unrelated investigation over allegations he may have ripped off clients.
Gabrielle Knowles and Neale Prior
Creditors have agreed to plans to restructure the asset-rich Roebourne-based Ngarluma Yindjibarndi Foundation, which includes selling the famous Whim Creek Hotel.
The accounting and advisory firm’s 60-plus Perth staff have moved into open-plan floors at 12-14 The Esplanade.
The role of scantily clad barmaids in Kalgoorlie has been a popular talking point at this week’s Diggers and Dealers after the accounting firm moved its long-standing party to avoid them.
Cost-conscious clients are demanding more from Perth’s professional services firms, with those who advise junking traditional business models to become one-stop shops.
The accounting and consulting firm claims it as an Australian first for companies revealing the salary divide at senior levels.
EY has tapped audit partner Fiona Drummond to take the helm.
The curfew focuses on the sender, delaying any emails sent on a firm-deployed laptop to other staff after 7pm until 7am the next day.
Firm says only a small number of its clients had been impacted.
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