Reed Smith Newsletters

Welcome to Reed Smith’s accountancy forum newsletter. This newsletter will cover a range of issues affecting accounting firms, with a core focus on liability and regulatory risk. In this edition, we provide an update on the Kingman Report and where we are on damages in audit negligence cases in light of some recent judgments. Please do get in touch with any questions and let us know if there’s a particular issue/case that you’d like us to cover in an upcoming edition, we would love to hear from you.

Auteurs: Jane Howard Charles Hewetson Yousef Hatem Anna V. Grieves Charlotte Stewart-Jones

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In this issue...

Lead article

  • The Kingman Report

Case summaries

  • Assessment of damages in audit negligence cases - the implications of Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP (MBS) and AssetCo PLC v Grant Thornton UK LLP (AssetCo)