News November 2011 JP Morgan Securities Limited - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

JP Morgan Securities Limited - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

01 November 2011

 

AADB PN 35


A disciplinary hearing of the Formal Complaint against PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, auditors to JP Morgan Securities Ltd, in connection with the preparation of reports to the FSA in respect of JP Morgan Securities Limited’s compliance with the FSA’s Client Asset Rules for the periods ended 31st December 2002 to 31st December 2008, will take place at The International Dispute Resolution Centre Limited, 70 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1EU commencing at 09:30hrs on 28th November 2011.

Notes to Editors
 
  1. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the UK’s independent regulator responsible for promoting high quality corporate governance and reporting to foster investment.
  2. The Accountancy and Actuarial Discipline Board ("AADB") is the independent, investigative and disciplinary body for accountants and actuaries in the UK. The AADB is responsible for operating and administering independent disciplinary schemes for these professions. The Accountancy Scheme covers Members of the following accountants' professional bodies:- the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. The Actuarial Scheme covers Members of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (formerly the Institute of Actuaries) and the Faculty of Actuaries (prior to its merger with the Institute of Faculty of Actuaries).
  3. The focus of the AADB is on cases which raise important issues affecting the public interest; other disciplinary cases will continue to be dealt with by the relevant professional body. The purpose of an investigation is to determine whether there is evidence of misconduct on the part of Members or Member Firms of the professional bodies. An investigation does not always mean that an allegation has been made or that there is evidence of misconduct on the part of the Member or Member Firm involved.
  4. Disciplinary complaints filed following an AADB investigation are heard by an independent Tribunal which will normally sit in public. If the Tribunal upholds a complaint, there is a wide range of sanctions which it can impose including an unlimited fine, exclusion from membership of a professional body covered by one of the Schemes and withdrawal of practising certificates or licenses.

Document created under a former FRC operating body.

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