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Standard setter firm on due process

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 20 Nov 2008

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) will not make further changes to IFRS without completing proper due process, according to board.... read more

Brazilian firms lay IFRS groundwork

  • Author: Gundi Jeffrey
  • Published: 31 Oct 2008

Accounting firms in Brazil are pouring significant amounts of money and time into IFRS training as the country prepares to adopt the international.... read more

News Briefs

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 30 Sep 2008

Deloitte China appoints new leaders...New member appointed to IASB...US chief executives offer mixed support for IFRS...PEOPLEDeloitte China.... read more

Region round-up

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 16 Sep 2008

Ernst & Young has launched its people development framework EYU across 15 countries and territories in the Far East.. The Institute of Chartered.... read more

Deloitte US warns IFRS is not just a reporting change

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 29 Aug 2008

The impact of IFRS on technology systems should not be underestimated or left too late in the planning process, according to a paper from Deloitte.... read more

Malaysia charts its convergence course

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 29 Aug 2008

The announcement of full adoption of IFRS in Malaysia caught no one within the nations accounting industry by surprise. However, the actual date of.... read more

Japanese Big Four step up IFRS services

  • Author: David Hayes
  • Published: 29 Aug 2008

As the US reveals an IFRS road map, firms in the worlds second-largest economy are also preparing to converge with global standards. Further growth.... read more

Region round-up

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 29 Aug 2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has admitted 52 new partners across the Asia-Pacific region.. The Institute of Management Accountants has released a.... read more

SEC outlines plan for shift to IFRS

  • Author: Nicholas Moody and Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 29 Aug 2008

Some large US public companies could be filing financial statements in IFRS as early as 2010 if a convergence road map proposed by the US.... read more

Region round-up

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 19 Aug 2008

ASIA - PACIFIC The impact of doing business in a brave new carbon-constrained world will be far-reaching with organisations that are able to adapt.... read more

Mid-tier network launches large scale technical training programme on international standards

  • Author: Arvind Hickman
  • Published: 19 Aug 2008

Sixty senior level staff from the UHY firms in US, Canada and Latin and South America attended the course in June and there are plans to expand.... read more

Malaysia reveals convergence timeline

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 1 Aug 2008

The Malaysian Financial Reporting Foundation and Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) said by 2012 all approved accounting standards.... read more

Region round-up

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 1 Aug 2008

KPMG Australia has acquired independent economic consultancy Econtech to service the rising demand for macro-economic modelling from the private.... read more

UK receives limitation guidance

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 16 Jul 2008

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published guidance on the use of agreements between companies and their auditors to limit the auditors.... read more

Lure of sustainability reporting could plug Aussie skills shortage

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 1 Jul 2008

Lure of sustainability reporting could plug Aussie skills shortage CPA Australia hopes environmental and sustainability reporting could help.... read more

PCAOB reporting unlikely to affect firms' bottom line

  • Author: Arvind Hickman Nicholas Moody
  • Published: 1 Jul 2008

New reporting requirements for US firms are unlikely to have a major impact on resources or cost although it should make information on firms.... read more

Seeking the right balance

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 1 Jul 2008

Seeking the right balance Finding a balance between the independence of the International Accounting Standards Board and the accountability of its.... read more

Insurance industry warns liability caps will not lower premiums

  • Author: Arvind Hickman
  • Published: 1 Jul 2008

The European Commission last month fanned the auditor liability debate by recommending member states adopt a proposed model to cap liability.. read more

Technical experience vital on the IASB

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 4 Jun 2008

Industry figures have called for the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) to retain part-time members in order to ensure recent, or.... read more


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