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Arm of collapsed German payments group acquired by holding company for undisclosed sum
Executives defied directions from supervisory board as forensic accountants closed in
Accountancy firm had second thoughts about working with Mauritian-based fund
Regulator’s decision to stop the German payment group’s local operations disrupts businesses
Creating a sustainable index matters more than Ebitda.
Exchange operator proposes enlarging blue-chip index and only admitting profitable companies
Auditors continued to sign off payment group’s accounts even after a whistleblower’s tip
Half a decade ago, the FT began to look at a weird German payments company where nothing was quite as it seemed
German politician warns accountancy firm ‘could face its Arthur Andersen moment’
Move may prove disruptive as many businesses in the city state use its services
Exclusive: Employee at payments group’s longtime auditor flagged suspicious accounting and attempted bribery in 2016
In the first US presidential debate of 2020, substance took a backseat to crosstalk
Watchdogs caught out as consumers increasingly trust and rely on payment providers
Frankfurt prosecutors are investigating employees of Germany’s state-owned lender
Angela Merkel and other leading politicians continued to lobby for the payments group even as the warning signs grew
Report from court-appointed administrator reveals the rest of the business was chaotic and unprofitable
Carmine Di Sibio pledges to raise bar on audits as group tries to mitigate backlash
After Wirecard, shareholders say company accounts and audits no longer provide the information investors need
German payments processor has battled allegations of fraud, forgery and opaque business links.
Well, sort of.
An FT reporter’s explosive account of a strange trip down the Wirecard rabbit hole
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Tech stocks that powered US equities to record highs this summer sharply reversed on Thursday
Financial watchdog had levelled accusations of potential market manipulation over coverage of payments processor
Intimidation, surveillance and conspiracy theories: inside the FT’s five-year investigation of a billion-dollar fraud