Article: Malaysia, 1MDB seeks more than $ 5.6 billion in damages from KPMG partners

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Malaysia, 1MDB seeks more than $ 5.6 billion in damages from KPMG partners

Rosanna Zambon and Liz Lee, 10 July 2021

Kuala Lumpur (Reuters)-Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), a Malaysian government and state fund, has sought more than $ 5.6 billion in damages from KPMG partners on suspicion of violations and negligence related to corruption scandals at the fund. A court document seen by Reuters showed.

Audit firm KPMG denied the allegations on Friday, promising to “violently” challenge the proceedings filed against 44 current and previous partners, and auditing 1MDB’s financial statements from 2010 to 2012. Linked to.

The proceedings confirmed by the Treasury on Tuesday are the latest in a series of proceedings filed by Malaysian authorities to recover the billions of dollars missing from 1MDB, worldwide. Continue reading “Article: Malaysia, 1MDB seeks more than $ 5.6 billion in damages from KPMG partners”

Article: Wirecard – what KPMG’s report found

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Wirecard: what KPMG’s report found

The payments group had predicted vindication from a special audit — it did not arrive

Dan McCrum and Olaf Storbeck

Financial Times, 29 April 2020

For months Wirecard had confidently predicted that KPMG would vindicate its accounting and deliver a final riposte to its sceptics. Instead, the publication on Tuesday of a report from the accounting firm caused shares in the Dax 30 company to crash 26 per cent as investors learnt that KPMG’s investigators had faced obstacles in their attempts to verify that large parts of the business were real, and publication of full-year results would be delayed again. The shares fell another 7 per cent on Wednesday.

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