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TCFD and Bank of England conference to help businesses in their first steps towards climate related disclosure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

The Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) and the Bank of England  held a conference outlining how companies across sectors are.... read more

EY UK reports 9.2% growth

  • Author: IAB
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

EY UK has reported fee income growth of 9.2% to £2.3bn ($3.1bn) for the year ending 30 June 2017, up from £2.1b in the previous year. This means.... read more

Baker Tilly International elects new chairman

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 31 Oct 2017

Baker Tilly International’s board of directors has elected the immediate past chairman of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Timothy Christen.... read more

News brief, appointments: KPMG and Deloitte

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 30 Oct 2017

KPMG has announced the appointment of James Liddy as chairman for its financial services practice. Liddy will also be the line of business leader.... read more

SEC approves enhanced auditor’s reporting model

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 30 Oct 2017

The USA Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved a Public Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) rule that requires significant.... read more

IFAC CEO to step down in 2018

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 27 Oct 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has announced that its CEO Fayezul Choudhury will step down at the end of 2018.. read more

Sustainability reporting improves overall but balancing requirements with stakeholder needs remains a challenge

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Progress has been made in sustainable corporate reporting and disclosure, but there is rising pressure to balance stakeholder needs with the.... read more

Companies speed towards embedding low carbon goals into long term business plans

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Companies including the world’s largest multinationals are increasingly embedding low carbon goals into their long term business plans, according.... read more

Preliminary report calls Big Four a “cartel-like group”

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

The Maturity Institute, a not for profit company which rates how well organizations are performing today and the probability that they will.... read more

Australian charities struggle with complex financial reporting burden

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

Australian charities have an overly complex and inconsistent financial reporting regime which is failing to promote accountability or efficiency.... read more

Quality of corporate reporting in the UK could do with improvement, the regulator has warned

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Annual Review of Corporate Reporting has found that the standard remains good in general but the quality.... read more

Vice president of the Spanish securities regulator appointed chair of the EU’s Corporate Reporting Standing Committee

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Oct 2017

Ana Martínez-Pina, vice president of the National Securities Market Commission, the Spanish government agency responsible for the financial.... read more

Fintech is the biggest disruptor but fintech strategy is missing

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Oct 2017

Fintech is seen as the biggest disruptor according to financial institutions, but less than half have a fintech strategy, according to a KPMG survey.. read more

PKF Liberia audit manager takes the helm of local PAO with high ambitions

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 19 Oct 2017

The Liberia Institute of Certified Public Accounts (LICPA) elected Steven Seimavula, an audit manager at PKF Liberia, as their new president.. read more

South African institute to fund independent inquiry into KPMG staff’s conduct

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 19 Oct 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has announced it will fund an independent inquiry into the alleged misconduct of.... read more

Sanders and Warren amongst USA Senators to call on standard setter to consider country-by-country reporting

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Oct 2017

Eight USA Senators, including prominent Democrat figures Elizabeth Warren and Bernard Sanders, have sent a letter to the Financial Accounting.... read more

Former PwC partner and IFAC member joins valuation standard setter board of trustees

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Oct 2017

The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC), the global standard setter for valuation practice and the valuation profession, has appointed.... read more

Young workers are at risk of automation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

Young workers are facing increasing challenges in the rise of automation as 30% of jobs in the financial and insurance industry is expected to.... read more

EY UK and senior partner sanctioned over Tech Data audit misconduct

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

EY UK and its senior statutory auditor and engagement partner Julian Gray have been fined and sanctioned after admitting misconduct over the audit.... read more

International Accounting Bulletin 2018 country surveys questionnaires

  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

International Accounting Bulletin 2018 country surveys questionnaires. read more


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