Sunday August 9, 2020

FAI launches legal action against former auditor Deloitte

The consultancy giant, which was paid more than €1 million in advisory fees by the FAI over 20-plus years, first filed a warning about the association’s accounting records in 2019

16th June, 2020
Deloitte, one of the world’s largest professional consultancy firms in the world, previously claimed it had been “misled” by the FAI

The Football Association of Ireland has initiated High Court action against Deloitte, its former external auditor firm.

The legal action relates to Deloitte’s role as auditor and financial advisor at the FAI, a role it held for 23 years.

In April 2019 Deloitte filed a warning with the Companies Registration Office that proper accounting records were not kept by the FAI, a situation that comes with potential penalties including fines and criminal charges. It...

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