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Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

1900   George Touche and John Ballantine Niven form Touche, Niven & Co. in New York. At that time, there were fewer than 500 certified public accountants in the U.S.

1901   Haskins & Sells opens first regional office in Chicago and first overseas office in London.

1905   Deloitte, Dever, Griffiths & Co. becomes Deloitte, Plender, Griffiths & Company. In the Hughes insurance investigation, which rocked the financial world and led to comprehensive revisions in the accounting methods of life insurance companies, Deloitte's New York office collaborates for the first time with the firm of Haskins & Sells.

1952   Agreement reached to merge the businesses of Deloitte, Plender, Griffiths & Company and Haskins & Sells in the U.S., under the name Deloitte Haskins & Sells.

1968   Under the leadership of Iwao Tomita, Founding Partner, Tohmatsu Awoki & Co. (later Tohmatsu & Co.) starts operations with 10 partners and staff in Tokyo and smaller, loosely affiliated practices in four other Japanese cities.

1975   Formal agreement is signed by which Tohmatsu Awoki & Co. become part of the Touche Ross International network.

1978   The name Deloitte Haskins & Sells is adopted.

1990   Merger that creates Deloitte & Touche.

1993   International firm is named Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.

2003   Launch of the new brand name “Deloitte.”  The change means that the firms known in various national and global markets as Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Deloitte & Touche, while retaining their local legal names, will now be known by the brand “Deloitte.”

Reference: www.deloitte.com

Updated On: 04.06.02