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Comment: All in the same boat

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 25 Feb 2013

The decision to put a lifeboat, against the background of a stormy sea, on the cover of this month’s magazine was not perhaps as bleak a choice of.... read more

Comment: Competition versus cooperation

  • Published: 25 Feb 2013

“Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins.... read more

Comment: Just how valuable are they?

  • Published: 12 Feb 2013

Comment: Nexia International chief executive Kevin Arnold tells his view on how just how valuable committees and interest groups.. read more

Presenting… the IAB World Survey 2013

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 31 Jan 2013

January heralds not only the start of a New Year at IAB, but also the busiest part of it. This month we have been beavering away on our annual IAB.... read more

Comment: Avoiding Busy Season Burnout

  • Published: 4 Jan 2013

The countdown has started for accountants across the country towards the important 31 January deadline for online filing of personal tax returns..... read more

Comment: A turbulent year

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 17 Dec 2012

Another 12 months have flown by and here we are again – rushing to get our last-minute shopping done and get our affairs in order for the Christmas.... read more

Industry comment: Understand your global clients

  • Published: 17 Dec 2012

The UK Competition Commission is reviewing the UK’s listed company audit market. Among its working papers is a document considering the merits and.... read more

Legal Professional Privilege – will its scope be extended?

  • Published: 17 Dec 2012

Last month saw the long-awaited hearing by the Supreme Court of the case of R (on the application of Prudential Plc and another) v Special.... read more

Comment: Tougher regime ahead as iXBRL grace period ends

  • Published: 28 Nov 2012

The arrival of iXBRL mandation in April 2011 represented one of the greatest compliance challenges for finance professionals. With very few.... read more

Comment: Joining forces

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 19 Nov 2012

Mergers of accounting firms are not a new thing by any means, but announcements made this month by network BDO give a timely insight into the.... read more

Editor's letter: Predicting the future

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 22 Oct 2012

This month, International Accounting Bulletin and sister title The Accountant embarked on a mission to discover what the accounting market and the.... read more

Industry comment: Can't we all just get along?

  • Author: Bob Dohrer is RSM's global leader for quality and risk
  • Published: 25 Sep 2012

In todays world, investors and regulators are rightfully clamouring for higher-quality audits of financial statements. Auditors want to deliver.... read more

Legal Watch: What to do when the competition authorities come knocking

  • Author: Jane Howard, Wragge & Co
  • Published: 25 Sep 2012

The Competition Commissions (CC) market investigation into the supply of statutory audit services to large companies was initiated in October 2011.... read more

Comment: A spot of good news?

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 24 Sep 2012

The reporting season has started, and the news is positive so far for the Big Four Deloitte increased revenues by 8.6% globally, while PwCs UK.... read more

Comment: Surprising August foreshadows a time to remember

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 30 Aug 2012

Earlier this month, I predicted August as it often turns out to be would be rather slow for news... read more

Comment: Good bye and good luck

  • Author: Arvind Hickman
  • Published: 31 Jul 2012

When I joined the InternationalAccounting Bulletin in October2006, members of the UKs Market Participants Group (MPG) had just been announced.. read more

Opinion: Can't we all be friends?

  • Author: Arvind Hickman
  • Published: 5 Jul 2012

China faces a conundrum - either back down to US demands to inspect Chineseaudit firms or risk further damaging the credibility of its companies.... read more

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