Audit Firm Deloitte Receives Three-Year Ban Following GetBack Scandal
The Polish Agency of Audit Supervision has issued a three-year ban on audit firm Deloitte following the GetBack scandal, in which almost 3 billion złoty was lost by 9,000 obligors. This decision is said to be unprecedented in the European Union and could have a significant impact on the Polish audit market.
Multiple independent sources have confirmed this information, stating that Deloitte has been prohibited from conducting financial statement audits for a period of three years. However, the decision is not yet final.
We reached out to the Polish Agency of Audit Supervision for comment, but they are unable to provide any statements at this time due to the ongoing nature of the case.
The GetBack scandal, which erupted five years ago, has caused significant damage to both investors and the reputation of the auditing industry. The case highlighted the need for stricter oversight and regulation within the financial sector.
Deloitte is one of the largest and most prominent audit firms globally, and this ban raises questions about the effectiveness of their auditing practices. It is yet to be seen how this decision will impact Deloitte’s operations in Poland and the wider audit market.
The Polish Agency of Audit Supervision has taken a strong stance with this ban, demonstrating a commitment to holding audit firms accountable for their actions. It will be interesting to monitor the long-term effects of this decision on the auditing industry in Poland.
Sources: Polish Agency of Audit Supervision, Parkiet
1. Obligators: Individuals or entities that are legally bound to fulfill a specific obligation.
2. Financial statement audit: An examination of an organization’s financial records to ensure accuracy and compliance with relevant regulations.
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