Deloitte taken to court over Steinhoff scandal
The Dutch Investors’ Association VEB has summoned Deloitte to appear before the district court in Rotterdam for breach of their obligations as auditors regarding the Steinhoff scandal.
Armand Kersten said that "by incorrectly providing an unqualified report for Steinhoff’s financial statements for 2016, Deloitte seriously failed its duties as laid down by law for auditors".
The court cases have been mounting against Steinhoff, with Coronation also announcing they will be taking legal action against Steinhoff in May.
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