January 27, 2021

Lawyer: KPMG Not Much of a Keeper in FIFA Scandal

Francine McKenna gets in on KPMG’s flop as FIFA auditor today, and Jerry Silk, a lawyer who has represented investors in lawsuits against Big 4 firms, suggests that the firm may have been ball watching: 

“With all the prior allegations of corruption and bribery leveled against FIFA and some of its member associations over the years, KPMG should have been on high alert to the potential for corruption,” [Silk] said. “Auditors are supposed to do more and be more vigilant when there’s clearly higher risk.”
 

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