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US executives want early IFRS adoption option

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 1 Apr 2010

US executives want to be able to adopt IFRS early once the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has decided to require or permit US companies.... read more

XBRL introduction presents few opportunities for auditors

  • Author: Nicholas Moody
  • Published: 26 Feb 2010

The imminent arrival of eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) as the preferred format for financial reporting will have a minimal effect on.... read more

Is IFRS convergence a mirage?

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 3 Feb 2010

This time last year, the convergence of IFRS and US GAAP appeared to be edging closer following the release of the US Securities and Exchange.... read more

Firm leaders disappointed over endorsement delays

  • Author: Nicholas Moody and Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 15 Dec 2009

The US Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) could say no to converging withIFRS next month, as Europes non-endorsementof IFRS 9 fans US.... read more

News Digest

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 27 Nov 2009

NEWS DIGEST: PwC Netherlands appoints board member...Madoff auditor pleads guilty to fraud charge...Write-offs take shine away from Vantis.... read more

EU delays could derail IFRS movement

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 24 Nov 2009

Concerns are building that European uncertainty about IFRS 9 Financial Instruments could affect the push towards global accounting standards. The.... read more

News Briefs

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 19 Nov 2009

NEWS DIGEST- Asia-Pacific Vietnamese firm becomes full PKF member: PKF International has admitted a new member firm in Vietnam...Satyam Deloitte.... read more

US regulator endorses plans for audit firm annual reports

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 24 Aug 2009

Registered US audit firms will be required to produce publicly available annual reports and routinely reveal details on legal proceedings,.... read more

Conflict of interest concerns surface in draft code

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 3 Aug 2009

A draft governance code for audit firms has been published by an independent working group set up by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in.... read more

Standard raises complexity fears

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 3 Aug 2009

Representatives from the leasing industry have voiced concern that a new lease accounting standard being drafted by the International Accounting.... read more

Wen-Horng interview: Taiwan market bounces back

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 3 Aug 2009

Improved relations between Taiwan and Mainland China coupled with recent changes to domestic regulation are providing many benefits to the.... read more

Regulation feature: SMEs standard receives warm reception

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 3 Aug 2009

The International Accounting Standards Board has finally released a simplified version of IFRS for SMEs and non-publicly accountable entities.... read more

US regulator delays inspections of certain foreign firms

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 1 Jul 2009

he US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board is delaying the 2009 inspection deadline of 49 registered non-US public accounting firms. An.... read more

Philippines feature: A matter of control

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 1 Jul 2009

The Philippines accounting firm, Sycip, Gorres, Velayo & Co, has been in the middle of a debate about national protectionist laws ever since Ernst.... read more

Outgoing PwC head confident IFRS road map for US on track

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 1 Jul 2009

Outgoing global head of Pricewaterhouse-Coopers Sam DiPiazza is confident US regulators are sticking to the IFRS road map proposed by the US.... read more

Round table preview: Debate heats up on lease accounting

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 1 Jul 2009

The International Accounting Standards Boards project to update lease accounting is one the most hotly debated items on the boards agenda The.... read more

Tweedie warns Europe the IASB will stick to IAS 39 plans

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 1 Jul 2009

International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) chair David Tweedie has told European finance ministers the board will stick to its current plans.... read more

INPACT builds global membership and cohesion

  • Author: Nicola Maher and Arvind Hickman
  • Published: 30 Apr 2009

INPACT International has admitted four new member firms, building the total membership of the INPACT group to 167 firms across 65 countries. The.... read more

Fix auditor's liability and rotation rules - UK competitiveness report

  • Author: Arvind Hickman
  • Published: 20 Apr 2009

The UK accountancy profession needs to address auditors liability, partner rotation rules and continue to seek talent from abroad if it is to.... read more

News Briefs

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 18 Dec 2008

PwC expands in China...FINANCIAL RESULTSE&Y France posts 4% growth. read more


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