Why EY and its rivals may eventually break up, after all

Why EY and its rivals may eventually break up, after all
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The Economist
“Whoever said don’t question things? We say question everything.” So began the television commercial that EY aired in 2021 during the Super Bowl, a sports extravaganza known as much for its pricey ads as for the American football they interrupt. On April 11, under a little too much questioning from its American branch, the professional services giant decided to delay indefinitely plans for a separation of its audit and advisory businesses. A big sticking point was the division of the tax practice, coveted by bot...

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