The contrasting role of auditors in UK and Swiss banking supervision

Following the financial crisis, the role of financial regulation and audit is being questioned like never before. It is clear that in the UK, the role of auditors in financial regulation is likely to increase. How this will be achieved is still a matter for debate. This report provides a useful comparison of the role played by auditors in UK and Swiss banking supervision and highlights features of the Swiss system which are worthy of consideration in the UK.

1 January 2010
Ian Dewing
Peter Russell

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