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GRI former interim CEO appointed chair for board of directors

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 20 Nov 2017

GRI has appointed its former interim CEO Eric Hespenheide, a former Deloitte partner, as the chairman of the GRI board of directors, effective 1.... read more

FRC plans to boost best practice in corporate reporting

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 17 Nov 2017

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has planned to supplement its routine monitoring programme through targeted reviews of corporate reports and.... read more

Italian antitrust authority fines Big Four total of $26.6m for restrictive competition

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

Italy’s antitrust authority has sanctioned the Big Four for €23.7m ($26.6m) altogether, following a violation of Article 101 of the Treaty on the.... read more

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants open

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants 2018 (WCOA 2018) have opened. The congress will take place in Sydney, Australia, which last.... read more

IESBA launches public survey on audit fees

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

The International Ethics Standards Board of Accountants (IEBSA) has launched a public survey on the level of fees charged by audit firms.. read more

IFAC’s future in international audit standard setting in the balance

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

The Monitoring Group, a group of international financial institutions and regulatory
bodies responsible for the overall governance of the.... read more

The Governance Institute releases guidance on GDPR data responsibilities

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 8 Nov 2017

ICSA, the Governance Institute, has released guidance to improve board awareness of the implications of the EU General Data Protection Regulation.... read more

FBK Grant Thornton joins GRI's gold community

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 7 Nov 2017

Grant Thornton Russian member firm FBK Grant Thornton has become a GRI gold community member.​. read more

ACCA regrets slow adoption globally of accrual accounting in the public sector

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has published a new report which considers the current state of the adoption of.... read more

GRI about to launch a report on non-financial and diversity information

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

General Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Europe used a webinar to present the results of a project that has.... read more

South African institute's independent panel inquiry into KPMG South Africa staff appointed

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

The South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has released the names on the independent panel members who will look into alleged.... read more

Analysis: IFAC’s role in international audit standards setting could be scrapped

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The Monitoring Group, which oversees the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), will release a public consultation laying out several.... read more

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

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

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

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

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


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