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Bank of England auditor reporting changes looming
03 March, 2015 The Bank of England has requested that auditors of Britain's largest banks present it with written reports, while also assuming the power to issue fines and bans against auditors in its continuing review of banking standards in the UK.
  • Grant Thornton UK director joins IASB and FASB
    27 February, 2015 Grant Thornton UK director of financial reporting Jake Green has been granted membership of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Joint Transition Resource Group for Revenue...
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Latest Features

EU Accounting Directive implementation: Bulgarian SMEs revolt against auditors’ bid to control the profession
26 February, 2015 As the deadline for the EU Accounting Directive’s transposition looms, critics voice concerns that Bulgaria’s audit professional body is trying to expand its power and that the Ministry of Finance will issue a draft bill at the last moment,...
  • World Survey 2015 Round Table
    26 February, 2015 Fourteen of the accounting industry's leading global executives joined IAB at its annual World Survey round table to give their take on the challenges, opportunities and future trajectory of emerging markets
  • Audit committees’ effectiveness challenged by audit reforms
    25 February, 2015 In the wake of audit reforms around the world in order to provide more clarity and enhance the independence of auditors and the quality of the audits, a survey by KPMG suggests audit committees are concerned about their own effectiveness, Vincent...
  • Intellectual support for a better world
    02 February, 2015 Ana Gyorkos speaks to Alfredo Spilzinger, chairman of Santa Fe Associates, the most recent addition to the Forum of Firms, about the organisation and its future plans.
  • 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
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Country Surveys

US Survey: On a more solid footing Stateside
26 February, 2015 Regulatory developments, political upheaval and M&A activity have made for an eventful 12 months for the world's largest economy. Paul Golden reports
  • Colombia survey: A new reality for an embattled nation
    26 February, 2015 After decades of armed conflicts, Colombia has embarked on a new kind of fight, one for its reputation, which if successful could see it become one of Latin America's economic successes. Vincent Huck reports
  • 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
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