The ‘Big Four’ auditing companies have been described as a cartel. Not only do they audit and consult for the biggest corporations and governments, they’ve also been implicated in audit failure and corrupt consulting deals. Yet they face no accountability. This impunity reveals just why reform of the industry is now so essential.

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