Speaker: Michael ANDREW
Chairman, KPMG International
Topic: Fraud, Financial Crises and the future of the Big Four
Ten years after the collapse of Enron reduced the number of big global accounting firms to four, the financial crisis and more recently fraud allegations in the U.S., China and Japan have led to renewed debate about the future of accounting. Michael Andrew will talk about the response from regulators, companies, auditors and investors, before putting forward his views on how to improve audit quality and restore trust in capital markets.
Mr. ANDREW is Chairman, KPMG International, a public accounting firm that provides audit, tax and advisory services. Based in Hong Kong, he is the first global chairman of a Big Four firm to be based in the Asia Pacific region. Mr. ANDREW is a graduate of Melbourne University and completed a combined Law and Commerce degree. He is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Speaker: Michael ANDREW,Chairman