• Hong Kong increases manpower to go after erring auditors

    Aiming to strengthen accountancy regulation, Hong Kong’s city government has allocated HKD300m (USD38m) to finance reforms in the city. The money will be used so that the Financial Reporting Council can increase its manpower to inspect, probe, and subject erring auditors in more than 2,000 listed companies to discipline. According to Kelvin Wong Tin-yau, chairman of the Financial Reporting Council, the city’s lawmakers are expected to decide in March to implement reforms that would see the council rise to being a powerful regulatory body.…

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