Wirecard, a once high-flying payments company, received unqualified audits from EY for more than a decade before it collapsed into insolvency this summer. Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP via Getty Images

Germany’s audit watchdog is investigating Deutsche Bank’s head of accounting Andreas Loetscher over potential misconduct in his previous role at EY, w(...)

The watchdog said it found indications that the auditor potentially violated its legal due diligence and reporting obligations during the Wirecard audits. Photograph:   Christof Stache/Getty Images

The German audit watchdog has told prosecutors that EY may have acted criminally during its work for Wirecard, a step that significantly escalates the(...)