Big4 Auditor Changes week ending 04/14/13

The big news this week had to do with KPMG and disgraced audit partner Scott London.  In case you need to catch up on the details, see my post here from earlier this week. But that wasn’t the only news this week when it comes to companies making changes among the Big 4 audit firms.  Formfactor dropped longtime auditor PwC and engaged…KPMG.  E&Y resigned as auditor of SciClone Pharmaceuticals back in February amidst a restatement.  PwC was there to pick up the ball and was engaged as SciClone’s auditor this week.

Here’s the complete list:

Filing Date Company Location Old Auditor New Auditor Dismissal / Resignation
4/8/2013 SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. CA Ernst & Young LLP Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP Resignation
4/8/2013 Formfactor, Inc. CA Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP KPMG LLP Dismissal
4/9/2013 Herbalife Ltd. Cayman Islands KPMG LLP Resignation
4/10/2013 Skechers U.S.A., Inc. CA KPMG LLP Resignation
4/11/2013 PCM, Inc. CA Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP Deloitte & Touche LLP Dismissal

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Round and round and round…


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