Final ruling on legal advice confidentiality expected tomorrow – OUT-LAW.com

Posted January 22nd, 2013 in accountants, confidentiality, news, privilege by sally

“Lawyers will learn tomorrow whether the confidential protection that attaches to their communication with clients can also be claimed by accountants. A Supreme Court ruling on the issue of legal professional privilege (LPP) is expected tomorrow.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 22nd January 2013

Source: www.out-law.com

Regulators agree to share more information – Bar Standards Board

“Regulators from across the legal, accountancy, financial and property sectors have signed a formal agreement that will allow even greater sharing of information.”

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Bar Standards Board, 4th May 2012

Source: www.barstandardsboard.org.uk

OFT to act on ‘Big Four’ audit firms – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 18th, 2011 in accountants, competition, news, unfair commercial practices by tracey

“The ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms are to face regulatory intervention for anti-competitive behaviour, which would severely curb the industry’s most powerful companies and cost them hundreds of millions in revenue.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th May 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk