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Accounting expertise key component of businesses’s growth, research demonstrates
28 July, 2016 A literature review commissioned by IFAC has demonstrated that accounting expertise leads to superior performance and development for businesses.
  • FRC releases revised version of audit firms governance code
    28 July, 2016 While aiming to enhance transparency and improve engagement between firms, investors and independent non-executives, the code will serve as a benchmark of good governance practice against which audit firms can report to stakeholders, according to...
  • Half of listed companies worldwide use IFRS
    27 July, 2016 A Little over 50% of domestic listed companies on the 85 major securities exchanges in the world use IFRS, according to the latest figures released by the IFRS Foundation.
  • EU audit reform instigator appointed Brexit negotiator
    27 July, 2016 Michel Barnier, former vice-president of the European Commission (EC) and former French minister, has been appointed chief negotiator in charge of leading the commission taskforce for the preparation and conduct of the negotiations with the UK...
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Latest Features

Sikka: The Financial Reporting Council has failed and needs to be replaced
27 July, 2016 Back in February, in light of the FRC preliminary enquiries into HBOS audits carried out by the Parliament's Treasury Committee, professor Prem Sikka argued in an article for The Accountant that the UK accounting regulator was not fit for purpose....
  • The multiple futures of corporate reporting
    21 July, 2016 The Federation of European Accountant (FEE) has published comment letters, received in response to its paper on corporate reporting, which demonstrate the changing nature of corporate reporting but highlights disparities of views as to where the...
  • Comment: UK referendum: Price of reliable crystal balls soars
    11 July, 2016 In the wake of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union (EU), there are many people trying to understand what it means for the future. The demand for reliable crystal balls is high, while supply remains stubbornly low. Consequently the market...
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Country Surveys

2016 Egypt survey: rankings
06 July, 2016 International Accounting Bulletin 2016 rankings of Networks and Associations in Egypt
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