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Businesses want clear guidelines on tax planning

  • Published: 25 Jun 2013

The media is awash with stories on the tax planning activities of large corporates. In the US, Apple chief Tim Cook has had to answer some tough.... read more

Letter from Beijing

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 24 Jun 2013

I write this column at the end of May while visiting China where I have just spoken at one of the profession's most important events of the year,.... read more

How succession planning can pave the way for future success

  • Published: 5 Jun 2013

Recently I was in Las Vegas to attend the annual conference of the BDO US Alliance and I had the opportunity to spend time with colleagues from our.... read more

Editor's comment: Being responsible

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 21 May 2013

Thank you for the encouraging words Fred. I’m looking forward to the new challenge and engaging more closely with the Advisory Board in helping.... read more

Editor's comment: Changes at the IAB

  • Author: Fred Crawley
  • Published: 21 May 2013

Usually I am the silent partner in putting together the IAB editor’s letter with Ana, but this time I wanted to start off with a few words of.... read more

One size doesn’t fit all

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 22 Mar 2013

Europe should look at ensuring a level playing field on corporate governance rules before ruling on audit reform. read more

Comment: Potential impact of CC findings on EU audit reform

  • Published: 22 Mar 2013

The issuing of the preliminary findings of the UK Competition Commission on
22 February coincides with a very significant stage in the.... read more

Comment: An interesting read

  • Published: 22 Mar 2013

The preliminary findings from the Competition Commission (CC) issued on a cold February Friday morning made an interesting read and contained.... read more

Comment: Alliance versus network debate

  • Published: 26 Feb 2013

The International Federation of Accountants’ Ethics Code offers a clear definition of alliances and networks. In my view, it’s the difference.... read more

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

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