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Implementation concerns remain as EU adopts non-financial reporting directive
29 September, 2014 As the Council of the European Union announces the adoption of the directive for the disclosure of non-financial information, high spirits are dampened by concerns around implementation.
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Cuba: Accountancy profession could be key
26 August, 2014 A new law aimed at luring foreign investment into Cuba may bring unprecedented opportunities for the accountancy profession, but pose further questions about how a communist economy can coexist with the rules of the free market. Carlos Martin...
  • Fair corporate tax regime faces uphill task
    26 August, 2014 At the eve of the first deadline for action from the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Action Plan, hesitation in the business world and scepticism among critics are calling the mission into question. How the plan performs in this first test...
  • Profile: Global leader and a role model for women
    25 July, 2014 EY global vice-chair and markets leader Uschi Schreiber tells Ana Gyorkos how EY’s tagline of building a better working world is far from just a branding exercise. She talks of a values and beliefs-driven business looking to make a change while...
  • Profile: Ward takes on the association challenge
    25 July, 2014 Former Grant Thornton International Asia-Pacific regional leader Malcolm Ward has swapped the large and fast-growing mid-tier network for running the fifth-largest global association, AGN International. He tells Ana Gyorkos about his career, the...
  • Standards converge after mass consultation
    27 June, 2014 The new standard on the recognition of revenue from contracts with customers has been generally well received, although it might represent the beginning of the end rather than the end of the beginning of the wider convergence project. Paul Golden...
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Country Surveys

Unsettled times continue for Dutch profession
23 September, 2014 Despite high-profile developments on audit reform, the shakeout of the Dutch accounting profession is far from complete. Paul Golden reports
  • Latin American leaders predict modern day gold rush
    23 September, 2014 Positive economic indicators, SMEs going international, and accelerated regional economic integration are sources of optimism for accounting firms in Latin America, as Vincent Huck reports
  • Signs of resilience in a tough economy
    23 September, 2014 After another year of economic inertia in France, opinion is divided on whether anticipated modest growth in 2014 and 2015 will translate into increased professional activity. Paul Golden reports
  • India: An era of fundamental transformation
    26 August, 2014 A newly elected government, extensive regulatory changes planned for the next four years and the economy picking up are the ingredients fuelling the return of optimism in the Indian market. Vincent Huck reports.
  • Mexico: Profession finds growth in adversity
    26 August, 2014 Despite pressure from a new tax regime, expected reforms in the energy and telecoms sectors offer hope for domestic and international investment, reports Gundi Jeffrey.
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