Carillion tribunal: KPMG ex-partner denies forging documents

Evidence focuses on KPMG’s ‘misleading’ disclosures about audit of company that collapsed in 2018

An ex-partner of KPMG sought to portray himself as negligent because it was the “lesser of two evils”, a tribunal heard today, as former employees of the big four accounting firm gave evidence about its audit of collapsed outsourcer Carillion.

The tribunal is investigating claims made by the Financial Reporting Council, which regulates accountants, that KPMG and its staff misled FRC inspectors by forging documents in relation to its work on the accounts of Carillion and a software company, Regenersis.

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