NOT ADDING UP

In­ter­na­tional au­di­tor BDO has been taken to task by a Zim­bab­wean court for a foren­sic re­port that was ei­ther bi­ased, or ‘a case of in­com­pe­tence’

Financial Mail - - IN GOOD FAITH - @carmel­rickard

It has been a bad few months at the of­fice for in­ter­na­tional au­dit­ing firm BDO in Africa. First, the In­sti­tute of Char­tered Ac­coun­tants in Malawi fined the firm 4.8-mil­lion kwacha (about R112,000) af­ter it was found guilty of mis­con­duct in re­la­tion to the work it did for Malawi’s since dis­cred­ited elec­tion in May 2019.

Charged with neg­li­gence, lack of pro­fes­sional com­pe­tence and mis­con­duct, BDO was taken to task for, among other things, not

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