Rus News Journal

To foreigners will allow to check up the Central Bank

Yesterday the decision of the commission of the State Duma on Central Bank audit about an exception of four auditor firms of the list of candidates on check of activity of Bank of Russia it has been declared officially. Besides, committee-men have approved entering of amendments into the law on the audit, allowing to book audit of the Central Bank to foreign firms.

as it is known, members of the Duma commission on the organisation of auditor check of the annual report of the Central Bank for 2001 have made the decision on an exception of the list of candidates of four companies: Rusfininvest - Audit Intercom - Audit ARNI and Peterburgbankaudit (wrote about it yesterday). Besides, at the same session deputies have approved the bill on changes in the law About auditor activity deleting technical discrepancies of the law (wrote about this problem).
This bill is prepared by the vice-president of bank committee of the State Duma Pavel Medvedev and brought in the State Duma one of these days by the vice-president of budgetary committee Michael Zadornov. He suggests not to extend to the Central Bank of norm of the law on the audit, forbidding audit of the organisations which financial documents contain the state secret, the auditor companies with foreign participation. It becomes that the companies so-called the big five which results of checks will be recognised at the international level, could take part in the tender. (Check of closed articles of the report of the Central Bank the Audit Chamber, as usual, will spend.)
we Will remind that participation in competition will be continued by the international auditor firms PricewaterhouseCoopers, Andersen and Deloitte and Touche and the Russian companies Unikon FBK and Rosekspertiza . Following session of the commission will take place on October, 31st. At this stage of competition representatives of the companies will be invited by members of the selection commission to interview.
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