Woodside has poached a senior BHP executive to become its new chief financial officer just as the Perth-based energy giant seals a $20 billion buy out deal for the Big Australian’s oil and gas assets.
KPMG launches legal action to stay on as administrators of Salt Lake Potash despite industry association concerns about work for the failed fertiliser play.
Allegedly bogus tax return operator Jessa Van Stroe has been given a week to share her address with the Federal Court as authorities continue probing her work for potentially thousands of West Australians.
The Perth-based Magia, a mid-tier specialist in Oracle services, had been looking to bulk up even quicker after a growth spurt during COVID-19.
The corporate regulator plans to publish how much money companies received as part of the wage support scheme under new reporting rules.
The firm has apologised over the incident in which one human resources executive mimicked a Chinese accent and another dressed up as a ‘bat from Wuhan’.
Despite a decade of research, wrong assumptions about the gender pay gap being ‘grossly exaggerated’ within financial services just won’t go away.
WA business owners have been warned to examine their insurance policies amid a sharp rise in premiums and gaps in cover.
Deloitte will require staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of entry to company offices and events across the country, including Perth where it employs over 700 workers.
Danielle Le Messurier
The country’s biggest accounting and audit firm has apologised over the event, in which HR executives mimicked Chinese accents and dressed up “as a bat from Wuhan”.
Nearly 50 staff, including 16 partners, had their pay docked, while another two partners were forced into retirement.
Accounting body CPA Australia has issued the first in a series of surveys tracking business sentiment through the stages of the national COVID-19 plan.
Collapsed lender Greensill Capital said it received ‘political steers’ that its loans to steel businesses controlled by Sanjeev Gupta and his family were welcome, a UK probe has found.
Lucca de Paoli
The Federal corporate watchdog and Clive Palmer’s Mineralogy are to face off in the Federal Court today in what could be a warm-up bout for their main battle over 2013 payments.
A subsidiary of sharemarket-listed drilling contractor Swick Mining Services has been legally cleared over its repeated failure to file annual reports with the Federal corporate watchdog.
ASIC has claimed victory in a legal campaign to permanently ban former WA financial planner Robert Hutchison for depositing fee cheques into his personal bank account.
The ousted liquidators of alleged Ponzi scheme promoter Chris Marco’s flagship company are fighting to be paid more than $1.1 million from investor funds.
Auditors at HLB Mann Judd are fending off advances from competitors in the lead up to the busy audit season, which comes in the wake of “strong” capital raising activities in the resources sector.
At least a quarter of the State’s small businesses reported being impacted by delayed payments exceeding 30 days, according to a new report.
Accountant and ex-Peppermint Grove councillor Scott Fleay stole more than $4 million from a chicken farmer and his sick wife to buy multi-million dollar properties for his family, prosecutors claim.
JPMorgan Chase & Co has agreed to pay more than $US920 million ($1.3 billion) and admitted to wrongdoing to settle federal US market manipulation probes.
Abhishek Manikandan and Michelle Price
The outlook for Australia’s economy as Victoria continues to grapple with the coronavirus has left the nation’s corporate financial controllers nervous.
Business in WA is done much differently today than when Terry Blenkinsop started his career in business advisory 45 years ago.
COVID-19 renders life too tough for the Down Under operation of Amsterdam-based clothing label.
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