US needs full access to Chinese company audit papers to resolve accounting disputes – watchdog

The US Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The US public company accounting regulator will not accept any restrictions on its access to the audit papers of … Read more

UK companies may take ‘action’ if they downplay climate risk, watchdogs say

Smoke rises above a factory at sunset in Rugby, Britain February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Matthew Childs/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – Some of Britain’s top listed companies could be downplaying risks from climate change on their bottom line and could take “appropriate action”, regulators said on … Read more

Australia’s Westpac vows to reduce lending to coal, oil companies

A pedestrian looks at his phone as he walks past a logo for Australia’s Westpac Banking Corp located outside a branch in central Sydney, Australia, November 5, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 27 (Reuters) – Australia’s Westpac Banking Corp (WBC.AX) on Wednesday announced plans to reduce its … Read more

Britain to toughen accuracy safeguards of company statements

People walk across Millennium Bridge with the City of London financial district seen behind, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in London, Britain, January 20, 2021. REUTERS / Hannah McKay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) – Starting in January 2024, company directors will have to give investors … Read more

Mahindra aims to lead electric SUV sales in India with new EV unit

An employee walks past a Mahindra TUV300 car at a showroom in Mumbai, India, August 30, 2016. REUTERS / Danish Siddiqui Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, July 8 (Reuters) – India’s Mahindra and Mahindra (MAHM.NS) aims to lead sales of electric sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) in the country, its CEO … Read more