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UK banking supervision after the Arthur Andersen report

Maximilian Hall

UK banking supervision after the Arthur Andersen report

by Maximilian Hall

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Published by Loughborough University Banking Centre in Loughborough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Maximilian J.B. Hall.
SeriesLUBC research paper -- no.107/96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17506907M
ISBN 101899275266
OCLC/WorldCa43119984

Those in favor of DPAs or NPAs point at the demise of Arthur Andersen in the wake of Enron, which, after its conviction, resulted in tens of thousands of employees losing their jobs. Banking: After Samuel Gurney's retirement, the bank invested heavily in railway stocks. It went public in , but was badly affected by a general fall in stock prices. The Bank of England refused to advance money, and it collapsed. The directors were sued, but exonerated from fraud.

The Bank of England has probed the strength of KPMG’s business after a string of high-profile corporate scandals damaged the reputation of the Big Four accounting firm. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision conduct at the accounting fi rm Arthur Andersen. Its main aim was to deal with issues of transparency, integrity and oversight of fi nancial markets. SOX as it is called requires the cer-tifi cation of annual and quarterly fi nancial reports by the chief executive and chief fi nancial.

This Enron case study presents our own analysis of the spectacular rise and fall of Enron. It is the first in a new series assessing organisations against ACG’s Golden Rules of corporate governance and applying our proprietary rating tool.. As we say in our business ethics examples homepage introducing this series, the first and most critical rule is an ethical approach, and . This was the biggest claim ever made against an audit firm, they report; PwC settled for an unknown amount. • And, of course, just 16 years have passed since a giant accounting firm actually became extinct. In June , in the wake of the Enron collapse, Arthur Andersen was convicted of obstruction of justice.


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