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PBS - Frontline: Bigger than Enron [Hedrick Smith]

Accounting in Crisis Business Week, JANUARY 28, 2002

Enron is the latest in a string of accounting disasters that highlight the need for profound change that the industry itself is unlikely to address. Here's what needs to be done. Special Report: The Enron Scandal Can You Trust Anybody Anymore? The scope of the Enron debacle undermines the credibility of modern business culture. Let's get back to basics...

Accounting Failures Aren't New--Just More Frequent

Investors have lost close to $200 billion in the past half-dozen years in earnings restatements and stock meltdowns following audit failures. And the pace seems to be accelerating. Between 1997 and 2000, the number of restatements jumped 100%, from 116 instances to 233.

Big Six (1998) / The Big Five (2000) / The Big Five (2002) [Table]

Independent Accountants International


The new "Giant Five" firms would be (with 1988 combined worldwide revenues $ billion): (Business Week 1989).



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