Germany moves to overhaul accounting oversight amid Wirecard scandal

Nina Trentmann  |  June 30, 2020

By Nina Trentmann, includes “Germany is overhauling its framework for accounting oversight following a financial scandal at Wirecard AG and is canceling the existing regulator’s contract after 2021. … The once-high flying electronic-payments company and member of the German Dax index of blue-chip companies on June 22 said the money missing from its balance sheet probably doesn’t exist, confirming earlier reports by banks which said they never held the funds.”

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