Embattled PwC Australia sees more partners leave after tax scandal

The firm last month said Kevin Burrowes will move from Singapore to Sydney to take on a new role as CEO of PwC Australia

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Eight partners have left or are in the process of leaving PwC Australia over governance breaches related to the tax scandal that’s embroiled the consultancy giant.

PwC’s investigation into the handling of confidential Australian government tax information and past failures in professional, ethical or leadership responsibilities identified a number of examples where standards were breached, according to a statement Monday. Poor behaviour was able to persist with no accountability, it said.

“Accountability is critical to ...