Ex-1MDB CEO says pressured by Najib to change auditor

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 15): 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) ex-chief executive officer (CEO) Mohd Hazem Abdul Rahman told the High Court here on Monday that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had pressured the Malaysian government-owned company to remove KPMG as 1MDB's auditor after KPMG refused to conclude the audit of 1MDB's 2013 financial statements.

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KPMG to pay RM333m to Malaysian govt for 1MDB settlement — MoF

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 16): KPMG Malaysia has agreed to pay a settlement of US$80 million (valued at RM333 million) to resolve all claims related to its fiduciary duties in auditing the accounts of 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) for the period of 2010 to 2012, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced today.

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1MDB ex-CEO: Najib pressured me to replace 1MDB auditor

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 15): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had pressured former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer Mohd Hazem Abdul Rahman (pictured) to request audit firm KPMG to conclude the audit of the state fund’s financial statements for 2013 despite certain irregularities it found, the High Court heard today.

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Ex-1MDB auditor from KPMG gets leave to challenge MIA decision

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 25): An auditor from KPMG accused of "unprofessional conduct" for refusing to furnish accounts and information relating to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has secured leave from the High Court to challenge the decision made by disciplinary appeal board of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

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