Business units, especially those betting heavily on risky projects, will be charged for using corporate services such as IT and recruiting.
U.S. companies reported goodwill impairments of $26 billion in 2014, boosted by falling oil pirces.
The Big Four firm could be on the hook for $25 million in damages for failing to properly audit a Madoff feeder fund.
Senior finance executives are pushing back against restatements that could cost them incentive pay.
The investigation concerns the accounting treatment of certain transactions in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the United States.
SEC filers paid external auditors an average of $1.5 million in 2014, with the median fee coming in at $402,812.
Sales reps at Bristol-Myers Squibb’s majority-owned joint venture in China bribed Chinese health-care providers with cash and jewelry, says the SEC.
De Joya Griffith and M&K CPAS were accused of defectively auditing the financial statements of purported mining companies.
The SEC says Terry Johnson's audits had so many deficiencies they "amounted to no audits at all."
A KPMG survey says the complexity of complying with anti-bribery regulations is making it more difficult to audit third parties.