Browsing: Mervyn King

Red flags as audit firms get into IT

The last few years have seen a rise of advisory and consulting services at today’s largest audit firms. However, despite the trusted status of these firms, such activity may pose risks to audit quality and investor protection in days to come. This issue

Ex-FNB IT chief in new SA venture

High-profile former First National Bank chief information officer Mike Jarvis, who led a dramatic modernisation of the bank’s IT systems and who left SA in 2000 to return to his native Britain, has returned to the country. Jarvis has established a new business with former Symantec regional director

Cell C loses final ‘4Gs’ appeal

The final appeal committee of the Advertising Standards Authority has dismissed a last attempt by Cell C to have a ruling that the “4Gs” term it used in its advertising was in breach of the authority’s advertising codes overturned. The committee has awarded costs to