TITLE

Separation of accountants' roles

PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Accountancy;Jan1997, Vol. 119 Issue 1241, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Bank of England should use a different firm from the auditors when it has concerns about a financial institution and commissions report under the Banking Act, according to the Great Britain Treasury and Civil Service Select Committee. The committee criticized auditor Coopers & Lybrand LLP for the collapse of Barings Bank.
ACCESSION #
7092499

 

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