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FRC Deloitte appeal successful due to ICAEW code of ethics "lack of clarity"
30 January, 2015 The FRC has overturned several findings of misconduct against Deloitte in the case of the Big Four firm's role as an advisor to failed British car manufacturer MG Rover, citing "a lack of clarity in the ICAEW's guidance" as a mitigating factor.
  • ShineWing builds Australian presence
    29 January, 2015 ShineWing International has added Moore Stephens Melbourne effective 1 February, International Accounting Bulletin has learnt.
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Latest Features

Global Accounting Power 50 2014
22 December, 2014 International Accounting Bulletin and its sister title The Accountant bring you the list of the 50 most powerful people in the profession as chosen by subscribers and the team at the IAB and TA. See who’s made it on the list in 2014
  • To audit or not to audit
    22 December, 2014 With audit thresholds rising all over the world, audit and assurance services for SMEs seem to be less and less in demand. Vincent Huck reports on the challenges for accounting firms and the alternative services that are developed.
  • A Latin American perspective
    25 November, 2014 In September UC&CS Global held its 20th anniversary annual conference which focused on future strategy of this mainly Latin American organisation and its ambition to become a global network with a strong emerging markets focus. Ana Gyorkos...
  • Innovation is the name of the game
    25 November, 2014 The financial performance of international networks so far this year shows that growth in assurance is hard to come by, especially in light of more lucrative advisory fees. Ana Gyorkos speaks to EY’s global head of assurance Felice Persico as the...
  • Q&A: Building an ‘elitist’ network
    25 November, 2014 Oussama Tabbara founded UTC in Beirut, Lebanon, in the early 1960s before joining Nexia International. The international network and the Lebanese member firm had a fall out a few decades later and parted ways in 2011. Now Tabbara decided to launch...
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Country Surveys

World Survey 2015: Trading places
29 January, 2015 At the International Accounting Bulletin we titled last year's World Survey report Who dares wins, and how true that has proved to be as the industry grows on the back of investment and M&A in 2014.
  • UK Survey: EU membership issue creeps closer to centre stage
    22 December, 2014 With the possibility of a vote on EU membership seeming more likely, and the first signs of economic recovery taking hold, this year has seen the UK buffeted by political and economic change. As the country prepares to enter another, highly...
  • Australia survey: Evolution down under
    25 November, 2014 Legislative delays following last year's inconclusive general election, a sluggish economy and increasingly price-sensitive clients are making life difficult for Australia's accounting profession. Paul Golden reports
  • South Africa survey: Hurdles and competition at every turn
    25 November, 2014 As South Africa's economy continues to struggle, the country's professional services industry is straining to keep up with the pace of change in a dynamic continent. If the battleground is set by competition for talent and fee pressure, strategy...
  • Profession hopes to heal scars of the past
    25 November, 2014 While firms try to keep up with the strong economic growth and numerous opportunities in Nigeria, accountants express alarm at the corruption and political instabilities that have blighted the country for decades, Vincent Huck reports
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