Sven Giegold
Member of the European Parliament – Greens/EFA Group

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

statutory audit

Auditor in the Wirecard case: Fatal incentive structures need reform

An investigation by the Handelsblatt shows that the auditors at EY no longer “believed in the innocence of the management” of Wirecard already in early 2019. Previously, incriminating material had been leaked to the audit firm by a whistleblower. Wirecard’s supervisory board also knew about the auditors’ concerns. But EY caved in: Only weeks later, […]