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China churns out top ratings as world's factory

Global manufacturers have picked China as the top sourcing destination outside their home countries, cementing the mainland's status as the world's factory, a survey has found.

Tuesday, 14 May, 2013, 4:30am

Trader sorry for profiting from insider dealing tips

Bryan Shaw, a trader who said he received insider tips from fired KPMG partner Scott London, issued an apology, saying he has been co-operating with the US Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

12 Apr 2013 - 5:43am

HSBC to put audit contract out to bid after 20 years

HSBC, Europe's largest bank by assets, said it would accept bids for its external audit contract, held by KPMG since 1991.

8 Mar 2013 - 7:17am

Accounting showdown

Without much public fanfare or even awareness except in the gloomy world of bean-counting accountants, China and the United States have embarked on yet another business collision course. Patrick Chovanec, the respected Tsinghua University-based American academic asks whether they can avert an "accounting Armageddon".

12 Dec 2012 - 4:04am

Accounting firms caught between the laws of China and the US

The world's top five largest accounting firms facing a US regulatory probe relating to allegations they withheld documents under mainland state secret laws, have called on China and the US to prevent them being sandwiched between the laws of the two countries.

5 Dec 2012 - 4:45am

SFC orders trading halt on China High Precision

In a rare move, the securities watchdog suspended China High Precision Automation from trading yesterday.

23 Aug 2012 - 2:13am

Joining hands - but for how long?

The vast potential market of China's inland provinces and secondary cities is drawing multinational companies, many of which want to form joint ventures with local firms to enter these consumer markets. But industry players warn that these joint ventures run the same risks that led to the unhappy failures in the past of many multinational partnerships on the mainland.

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Third troubled Deloitte client in months

Trony Solar is the third mainland private enterprise client of auditor Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu to have run into accounting disclosure troubles in three months.

26 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Opening windows on career change

Executives taking the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA often commend the way the programme offers fresh insights and broader perspectives on how best to run a business. But a number of students also find that mixing with classmates from numerous other industries, and tackling a range of less familiar subjects can prompt some serious thinking about their own career options.

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

A Reuters article headlined 'Chain of bad debts weighing heavier' in yesterday's Business Post incorrectly said Jack Rodman had worked for KPMG for 37 years. It should have said Rodman had worked for Ernst & Young for 37 years. The error was made by Reuters.

28 Apr 2012 - 12:00am