PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) should be removed as the team investigating the cost overruns at the National Children’s Hospital as they have a conflict of interest and cannot conduct an objective investigation given their long-standing relationship with BAM, the major contractor for the construction of the hospital. They are also regularly paid as consultants for the HSE.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019
PriceWaterhouseCoopers has failed to get court orders requiring Quinn Insurance Ltd (QIL) to provide security for the estimated €30m legal costs of PWC’s defence of a claim for up to €900m damages brought against it over its auditing of the insurer.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018
The former president and ex-treasurer of the Vatican-run children's hospital have been indicted for allegedly diverting money from the hospital's foundation to pay for renovations on a top cardinal's apartment.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
Mon, 12 Dec, 2016
Accountancy firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has estimated it will incur legal costs of more than €30.1m in defending a claim for €800m brought against it over its auditing of Quinn Insurance Ltd (QIL).
Tue, 10 May, 2016
A report on the health of the Irish banking system — commissioned by the financial regulator in 2008 and relied upon by taoiseach Brian Cowen to justify the bank guarantee — drastically underestimated the extent of losses that would be made.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2015