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Cindy Hook FCA: Driving Deloitte’s Asia-Pacific move

Deloitte’s CEO Asia Pacific is bringing together six practices, 2900 partners and 48,000 staff, with India to come. It’s a good thing Cindy Hook FCA has a big vision, as there are big expectations of her. Having stepped into a newly created and hotly debated role as Deloitte’s inaugural CEO Asia Pacific in September 2018,… Read More Cindy Hook FCA: Driving Deloitte’s Asia-Pacific move

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Can the Big Four keep winning?

By David Walker As accounting’s Big Four grow larger, their success creates new risks. Could the fairytale bubble burst? The Big Four accounting and audit firms – Deloitte, PwC, EY and KPMG – are a remarkable global business success story. Their combined revenues now top US$130 billion a year. Collectively, the Four are growing at… Read More Can the Big Four keep winning?

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What happens when accountants and creative types meet?

By Jemelyn Yadao The recent trend of professional services firms, including the Big Four, acquiring creative and digital agencies has caused a stir inside the advertising and marketing world. Jemelyn Yadao finds out what happens when accountants and creative types meet. When the creative team members at one of Australia’s most cutting-edge agencies sit down for… Read More What happens when accountants and creative types meet?

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Interview with Cindy Hook, CEO of Deloitte Australia

by Leo D’Angelo Fisher Buoyed by a record jump in revenue, the recently appointed CEO of Deloitte Australia is determined to build a bright and diverse future. It doesn’t get much sweeter for a new CEO than to be able to announce a bumper financial result. Unless, of course, it’s an all-time record high. That’s… Read More Interview with Cindy Hook, CEO of Deloitte Australia

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Improvements required in big four audit

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has found a number of areas that need to be addressed in its annual review of the Big Four’s audit offering. Overall the auditing by major firms is improving, however, a third of audits (33%) carried out by eight of the UK’s leading audit firms failed to meet the regulator’s… Read More Improvements required in big four audit