Allegedly, the money was embezzled and spirited out of the country in complex financial transactions, some through UK companies. The report suggests this reflects the emphasis on equal opportunity in the former Soviet Union.
MacBeath says Grant Thornton is trying to move away from the operation model adopted by some other international accounting networks in the mainland, whereby member firms are independently owned and run.
This is something that even the old Grant Thornton Hong Kong was unable to do. Given the apparent lack of opportunity for women, the argument for quotas is gaining strength.
Stephane Brideone of the managing partners of Grant Thornton in Moldovawas appointed as the Moldovan Minister of Economy after the scandal broke out. Share to twitter Share to linkedin The number of women in senior management shows no improvement in recent years, despite growing positive sentiment among businesses toward quotas and signs that legislation is moving in that direction in Europe at least.
But we do take a strategic and long-term approach to the market and focus on the interests of the clients. Four of its partners, formerly with Moores Rowland, sued Grant Thornton Hong Kong in July over disagreements arising from their merger in One reason for this may be that women are not studying the subjects that are likely to lead to senior management positions.
Developed countries have relatively fewer women in senior management. I am an Irish national based in Singapore.
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