In its counterclaim, filed with an international arbitrator, Andersen Worldwide also reiterated that if Andersen Consulting wants to leave, it must return its brand name, plus the technology it uses to run its business.
Previously, the parent had filed an unspecified claim amount, which the accountants had expected to range above $10 billion.It is unclear how Andersen Worldwide arrived at that $14.6 bn figure.
The latest move comes the week after Andersen Worldwide revealed annual results showing healthy growth, and Andersen Consulting rejected an olive-branch from Arthur Andersens.
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