ChuoAoyama PricewaterhouseCoopers will receive an expert team from its U.S. partner to get advice on and update auditing knowhow, according to sources.

The move is part of efforts by one of Japan’s four major auditing houses to improve its capacity, after it failed to prevent Kanebo Ltd. from falsifying financial statements in the 2001 and 2002 business years, the sources said.

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