Moore Stephens

Moore Stephens International Limited is a global accountancy and advisory network of independent firms [1]with its headquarters in London.[2]

Moore Stephens International Limited
Global network of independent member firms
Professional Services
HeadquartersLondon, United Kingdom (International Executive Office)
Key people
Anton Colella, Global CEO
ProductsProfessional Services
RevenueIncrease$3.06 Billion USD (2018) [1]
Number of employees
30,000+ (2018)


Moore Stephens was founded as Moore, Partridge & Co in 1907. It became Moore & Co in 1914 and then Moore, Stephens & Co in 1918. In 1986 it established itself with its present name.[3]

Since Moore Stephens London was founded a century ago, Moore Stephens International Limited has grown to be one of the largest international accounting and consulting groups worldwide. Today the network comprises 609 offices in 112 countries throughout the world, incorporating 30,569 people and with fees of more than US$ 3.06 billion.[4]


Managing audits and dealing with multi-jurisdictional tax matters of multi-national operations is the core of their business. The scope of their global client management extends, therefore, beyond the delivery of compliance services to advising on international business structures and tax planning to minimise tax liabilities.[5]

The member firms' services include accounting, auditing, shipping consulting, financial advisory and actuarial.[4]


  1. ^ Vyas, Maulik (2015-09-02). "Audit, advisory firm Singhi & CO joins Moore Stephens Network". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2017-06-20.
  2. ^ "Moore Stephens International Limited: Private Company Information - Bloomberg". Retrieved 2017-06-20.
  3. ^ "Moore Stephens Name Tree". Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Moore Stephens International About Us". Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  5. ^ Macaulay, Thomas. "Top tips for expanding your startup internationally". Techworld. Retrieved 2017-06-20.

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BDO Global

For other uses, see BDO (disambiguation).BDO or Binder Dijker Otte is an international network of public accounting, tax, consulting and business advisory firms which perform professional services under the name of BDO. As of 2017 BDO has member firms in 162 countries, employs around 80,000 partners and staff in over 1,591 offices throughout the world, and is the fifth largest professional services network globally.Global Fee income of all BDO Member Firms for the year ended 30 September 2018 totalled US$8.9 billion. In October 2018, BDO was announced as the winner of the Network of the Year award at the International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) Awards 2018. BDO won the same award in 2015.

Each BDO member firm is an independent legal entity in its own country. The network, originally formed in 1963 as Binder Seidman International by firms from Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, UK and US, is coordinated by BDO Global Coordination B.V., with an office in Zaventem, Belgium. The name BDO, first devised in 1973, is an abbreviation for Binder Dijker Otte & Co.In early 2012, it was reported that BDO has been expanding in China rapidly. It has 7,500-8,000 staff in mainland China and Hong Kong, making it the second largest headcount after the U.S.A., where it employs 11,500. According to its global chairman, the Chinese headcount is likely to overtake in three to four years.All BDO member firms changed their names to BDO in 2009.

Borealis Exploration

Borealis Exploration Ltd. a research and development company first incorporated in Canada in 1968, with shares publicly traded on the Prague Stock Exchange under the symbol BOREY. with the most recent quarterly filings in December 31, 2014. The redomiciled Gibraltar-based corporate family now describes itself a virtual business.

Borealis previously had an Industry Classification 1382 - Oil and gas exploration services, and owns subsidiaries dealing with materials and power transfer.

Company Officers are Rodney T. Cox - CEO; Isaiah W. Cox - President, COO; Company Directors - Rodney T. Cox Chairman. It was Redomiciled in October 1998 from Canada to Gibraltar.Borealis Exploration has been under a cease trade order in Canada since 13 September 2001 for continuing failure to submit information required in an inquiry by the Ontario Securities Commission. The Alberta Securities Commission has been allowing variations on this cease trade order with exceptions being made for Canadian shareholders since the Company’s operations are located outside Canada, its head office is located in Gibraltar, and its securities are not listed on and do not trade on any exchange or market in Canada.According to Businessweek several units filed their Annual on Jun 27, 2013 for the period ending Mar 31, 2013; with Moore Stephens auditing Faraway plc, Power Chips plc, Chorus Motors plc, Cool Chips plc, Wheeltug plc and Meyers Norris Penny LLP - MNP LLP auditing Roche Bay plc. In all of these reports both auditors reportedly "gave an unqualified opinion expressing doubt that the company can continue as a going concern". According to the Wall Street Journal Marketwatch company profile as of May 22, 2014 Borealis Exploration Ltd had a Price–earnings ratio of (negative) -7.43, and a liquidity ratio of 0.05, a return on assets of (negative) -64.31. By its company ordinances Borealis, which is located in Gibraltar, can not carry on business with persons resident in Gibraltar or own an interest in real property (with an exception) situated in Gibraltar.Major Subsidiaries and operating units:

Chorus Motors: Automotive

WheelTug: Aircraft power

Power Chips: Automotive power

Cool Chips: Automotive power

Avto Metals: Metallurgy

Roche Bay: Mining Exploration

Faraway - Canadian Mining LeasesIts Power Chips and Cool Chips subsidiaries publicised their exploring thermotunnelling technology in the early 2000s to increase the fuel-efficiency of automobiles. Powerchips is listed on the Pinksheets exchange but is flagged as high risk for not disclosing information and as of April 2011 the trading volume was zero for nearly six months.Faraway PLC owns a 100% interest in 10,350 acres of Canadian long-term renewable leases on state land located near Freuchen Bay, Nunavut. The company was incorporated in 1996.

Ex turpi causa non oritur actio

Ex turpi causa non oritur actio (Latin "from a dishonorable cause an action does not arise") is a legal doctrine which states that a plaintiff will be unable to pursue legal remedy if it arises in connection with his own illegal act. Particularly relevant in the law of contract, tort and trusts, ex turpi causa is also known as the illegality defence, since a defendant may plead that even though, for instance, he broke a contract, conducted himself negligently or broke an equitable duty, nevertheless a claimant by reason of his own illegality cannot sue.

The UK Supreme Court provided a thorough reconsideration of the doctrine in 2016 in Patel v Mirza.


Grassi is an Italian surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Alberto Grassi, Italian footballer

Alex de Grassi, American guitarist

Bruno Grassi, Brazilian footballer

Carlo Grassi, Italian cardinal

Carlo Grassi, Italian partisan

Claudio Grassi, Italian tennis player

Davide Grassi, Italian footballer

Ernesto Grassi, Italian philosopher

Franz Dominic Grassi, German merchant with Italian descent

Giacomo di Grassi, Italian fencing master

Giorgio Grassi, Italian architect

Giovanni Antonio Grassi, Jesuit priest and President of Georgetown University

Giovanni Battista Grassi, Italian physician and zoologist

Giuseppe Grassi, Italian politician, member of the Italian Liberal Party

Giuseppe Grassi, Italian cyclist

Giuseppina Grassi, Mexican professional road cyclist

Gregorio Grassi, Italian Franciscan friar and bishop

Josef Grassi, Austrian portrait and history painter

Libero Grassi, Italian clothing manufacturer, killed by the Mafia

Lucas di Grassi, Brazilian race-car driver

Luigi Grassi, Italian footballer

Marco Grassi, Swiss footballer

Mitch Grassi, Member of the a cappella group Pentatonix (also a sassy little queen)

Nicolò Grassi, also known as Nicola Grassi, Italian painter, active in a late-Baroque or Rococo style

Orazio Grassi, Italian Jesuit astronomer and mathematician

Paolo Grassi, Italian theatrical impresario

Raymond Grassi, Canadian former ice sledge hockey player

Tullio Grassi, Swiss footballer

Vito Grassi, American actor

Jon Moulton

Jon Moulton (born 15 October 1950) is a British venture capitalist. He is the founder and managing partner of the private equity firm Better Capital, and is the former managing partner of the private equity firm Alchemy Partners. He is an active private investor and has been working in private equity since 1980. Jon regularly writes, broadcasts and speaks on corporate finance and financial matters. His career has also included spells running Citicorp Venture Capital, Schroder Ventures (Permira) and the buy-out group of Apax, as well as being a director of numerous public and private companies.

Melbourne Arts Precinct

The Melbourne Arts Precinct is a series of galleries, performing arts venues and spaces in Melbourne, Victoria, in Australia. The precinct in Southbank is centred on, and near, St Kilda Road. It differs from the East End Theatre District in the city centre, as most of the galleries and venues in the precinct are publicly funded.Administrative offices, broadcast studios, schools and training institutions of many arts organisations are also located in the precinct.

In 2008, it was announced by the Government of Victoria the precinct would receive a A$128 million upgrade, with the major refurbishment of Hamer Hall as its centrepiece. The combined Melbourne Recital Centre and MTC Theatre complex, which opened in February 2009, won the Moore Stephens Award for Public Buildings at the Property Council of Australia - the country's highest award for a public building.In 2014, the Victorian government released the Melbourne Arts Precinct Blueprint, initiated by the former state Premier and Minister for the Arts Ted Ballieu for a cost of $900,000 (given by both federal and state government). Led by Creative Victoria, its intention was to establish a vision for the precinct along with prioritising any future development.

Melbourne Recital Centre

Melbourne Recital Centre is a venue for ensemble music in Melbourne, programming and presenting in excess of 450 concerts and events each year across musical genres including classical, jazz, popular, cabaret and world music. It is Melbourne's second largest auditorium for classical music (after Hamer Hall in Arts Centre Melbourne). It was opened in 2009, as part of the Melbourne Recital Centre and Southbank Theatre complex, and is located on the corner of Southbank Boulevard and Sturt Street in the Melbourne Arts Precinct, Southbank.

Moore Stephens v Stone Rolls Ltd (in liq)

Stone & Rolls Ltd v Moore Stephens [2009] UKHL 39 is a leading case relevant for UK company law and the law on fraud and ex turpi causa non oritur actio. The House of Lords decided by a majority of three to two that where the director and sole shareholder of a closely held private company deceived the auditors with fraud carried out on all creditors, subsequently the creditors of the insolvent company would be barred from suing the auditors for negligence from the shoes of the company. The Lords reasoned that where the company was only identifiable with one person, the fraud of that person would be attributable to the company, and the "company" (or the creditors standing in its insolvent shoes) could not rely on its own illegal fraud when bringing a claim for negligence against any auditors. It was the last case to be argued before the House of Lords.

The decision was subject to much criticism, and was reviewed by the Supreme Court in Jetivia SA v Bilta (UK) Limited (in liquidation).

RAF West Raynham

Royal Air Force West Raynham or more simply RAF West Raynham is a former Royal Air Force station located 2 miles (3.2 km) west of West Raynham, Norfolk and 5.5 miles (8.9 km) southwest of Fakenham, Norfolk, England.

The airfield opened during May 1939 and was used by RAF Bomber Command during the Second World War with the loss of 86 aircraft.

The station closed in 1994, though the Ministry of Defence (MoD) retained it as a strategic reserve. Having lain derelict since closure, the station was deemed surplus to requirements by the MoD in 2004 and two years later was sold to the Welbeck Estate Group who resold the entire site in October 2007. It is now managed by FW Properties of Norwich, acting for administrators Moore Stephens.

The technical area now operates as a business park with many buildings now reused. The former married quarter areas are now all occupied with a pub and nursery on site.

Planning permission was granted for the installation of a 49.9 MW solar farm, together with plant housing and a perimeter fence, operated by Good Energy.

The solar farm is now fully operational.

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