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  1. September 13, 2010

    Liability of auditors for fraud faces court test

    ...of shareholders in AIG against PwC, the bailed-out insurer...by the bankruptcy trustee of Refco Inc, the failed futures broker, seeking...client hired them to do.” PwC declined to comment on the ongoing...as did Grant Thornton. The PwC case is being closely watched... By Jean Eaglesham in New York

  2. August 22, 2007

    Refco's bankers, accountants and lawyers targeted in $2bn lawsuit

    ...willing to test it." The Refco Litigation Trust, acting...Thornton, Ernst & Young and PwC; Credit Suisse Securities...Securities and "corrupt Refco insiders". The move...professionals and advisers". Refco, which went public in...yet seen the lawsuit. PwC said it had "not yet... By Jeremy Grant in Washington

  3. August 22, 2007

    Refco creditors seek $2bn of damages

    ...willing to test it.” The Refco Litigation Trust, created under a liquidation plan for Refco last year to act for the firm...Thornton, Ernst & Young and PwC; Credit Suisse Securities (USA...Bank Securities and “corrupt Refco insiders”. The move came a... By Jeremy Grant in Washington

  1. May 19, 2006

    Chapter 11: Changes may lead to more co-operation

    ...global leader of crisis management at PwC. But other battles are likely to take...shareholders. Yet in the case of Refco, the foreign exchange and commodity...the banks that advised and financed Refco. But Refco’s story does little to highlight... By Jenny Luesby

  2. December 1, 2005

    The man who put auditing first

    ...has not been fully restored. The alleged securities fraud at Refco, the futures brokerage group that collapsed last month after...done by the big four firms - Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PwC - during 2003, including some that led companies to restate... By Andrew Parker in New York

  3. November 11, 2005

    A crisis of confidence: how Refco veered from a Wall Street debut into bankruptcy

    ...and accountants KPMG and PwC. Refco revealed Mr Bennett's debts...end. Insufficient staff in Refco's finance department meant...statements with regulators. Refco partly dealt with the problem by hiring PwC to advise on financial reporting... By Richard Beales, Doug Cameron, Jeremy Grant, Andrew Parker, James Politi, Haig Simonian, Peter Thal Larsen and David Wighton

  4. November 10, 2005

    How Refco veered from debut to bankruptcy

    ...and accountants KPMG and PwC. Refco revealed Mr Bennett’s debts...end. Insufficient staff in Refco’s finance department meant...statements with regulators. Refco partly dealt with the problem by hiring PwC to advise on financial reporting...

  5. November 10, 2005

    How Refco veered from debutant to bankruptcy

    ...and accountants KPMG and PwC. Refco revealed Mr Bennett’s debts...end. Insufficient staff in Refco’s finance department meant...statements with regulators. Refco partly dealt with the problem by hiring PwC to advise on financial reporting...

  6. November 7, 2005

    PwC was adviser to Refco for over a year

    PwC, the accounting firm, advised Refco on financial reporting for more...regulators may want to talk to PwC about Refco, although the firm is expected...Commission for public companies. PwC's presence at Refco preceded Grant Thornton's conclusion... By Andrew Parker in New York

  7. November 6, 2005

    PwC advised Refco for more than a year

    PwC, the accounting firm, advised Refco on financial reporting for more...regulators might want to talk to PwC about Refco, given their wide-ranging...regulator, for public companies. PwC’s presence at Refco preceded Grant Thornton’s conclusion... By Andrew Parker in New York

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