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After the party, the hangover

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Sep 2015

Years of abundance in Latin America have been lived up like a party by accounting firms and businesses alike, but now the music has stopped and the.... read more

The Netherlands: Bloody, but unbowed

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Aug 2015

In the wake of a series of accounting scandals involving the largest firms in the Netherlands, the Dutch profession pressed by politicians took the.... read more

South Korea: Slow improvement in a sluggish environment

  • Author: IAB
  • Published: 21 Aug 2015

South Korea’s accounting market continues to experience fierce audit fee competition as mid-tier firms increase efforts to expand their market.... read more

Mexico Survey: rankings

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Aug 2015

International Accounting Bulletin 2015 rankings of Networks and Associations in Mexico. read more

Africa survey: Hear the roar of the African women’s silence

  • Author: IAB
  • Published: 20 Jul 2015

African leader and pro-feminist Thomas Sankara said in the eighties that he could hear the roar of women’s silence. Nearly 30 years later, African.... read more

Africa survey: African regulators face Big Four lobbying

  • Author: IAB
  • Published: 20 Jul 2015

At the Africa Congress of Accountants (ACOA15) four heads of African regulatory bodies from four countries tell Carlos Martin Tornero and Vincent.... read more

Africa survey: Drive to create the true practitioner

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Jul 2015

Following the plenary session on corruption and IFFs four heads of three Southern African professional bodies tell Vincent Huck how they see the.... read more

Africa survey: land of plenty

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Jul 2015

Despite causes for worry the economic outlook is bright as African economies continue to grow and the push for transparency is going strong..... read more

Asia Pacific survey: Islands of growth

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Jul 2015

No matter how large and wide Asia Pacific is as a region, in today’s business world, the region is dominated by several economic hubs, for firms.... read more

Italy survey: Ambiguous signs that recovery may have begun

  • Published: 19 Jun 2015

After years of political unrest and of sinking deeper and deeper into Europe’s economic mire, Italy shows signs of awaking slowly from its six-year.... read more

Germany Survey: Europe’s largest market in transition

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 19 Jun 2015

As the race to become one of the Germany’s top single firms and networks intensifies in light of regulatory and commercial challenges, Ana Gyorkos.... read more

Spain survey: Beleaguered economy cheers up

  • Author: Paul Golden
  • Published: 21 May 2015

The Spanish accounting profession could be said to be experiencing mixed emotions as concerns over proposed changes to audit rules are tempered by.... read more

Turkey survey: Prosperity at the crucial east-west crossroad

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 21 May 2015

A recent boom in the number of audit-seeking clients is welcome news for Turkey's accounting industry, but any benefit could be lost as firms.... read more

China survey: Big Two square up

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 22 Apr 2015

International regulatory stand-offs, reforms, and economic slowdown are the ingredients of a challenging and dynamic Chinese market where firms.... read more

Canada survey: Musical chairs for the profession

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 22 Apr 2015

A tricky economic environment and an expectation to provide more for less is proving challenging for Canada's accountants, reports Isabella Grotto. read more

Singapore survey: Firms venture into the lion’s den

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 24 Mar 2015

Tough competition for clients and talent, and high operational costs, combined with ample opportunities in the market make Singapore a key but.... read more

Brazil survey: Profession upbeat despite the downturn

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 20 Mar 2015

As Brazil battens down the hatches for a second year of choppy economic performance and recession, the country’s professionals remain optimistic,.... read more

US Survey: On a more solid footing Stateside

  • Author: Paul Golden
  • Published: 26 Feb 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. read more

Colombia survey: A new reality for an embattled nation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 26 Feb 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.... read more

World Survey 2015: Trading places

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 29 Jan 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.... read more


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