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News brief: EY takes further steps towards AI

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Mar 2017

Big Four network EY has launched a global network, WavespaceTM, to help clients with disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence,.... read more

Tesco market abuse compensation scheme to be run by KPMG

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 28 Mar 2017

KPMG will run the compensation scheme for investors affected by the market abuse committed by Tesco plc and Tesco Stores Limited in 2014 over them.... read more

Stakeholders internal audit expectations are at their lowest in 5 years

  • Published: 27 Mar 2017

Internal audit functions are failing to keep up with stakeholder expectations of internal audit value, according to PwC USA’s 13th annual State of.... read more

Stakeholders internal audit expectations are at their lowest in 5 years

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Mar 2017

Internal audit functions are failing to keep up with stakeholder expectations of internal audit value, according to PwC USA’s 13th annual State of.... read more

IFAC survey reveals number one challenge for SMPs

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Mar 2017

Accountants around the world in small and medium sized practices are facing increased staffing challenges according to an IFAC Global survey of.... read more

Delay Making Tax Digital for business, says House of Lords on Finance Bill draft

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 17 Mar 2017

The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has released a report on the draft Finance Bill 2017 which covers the much anticipated subject,.... read more

IFIAR announces decline in audit firm inspection findings

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Mar 2017

The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) has released their 2016 Inspection Findings Survey revealing a decline in audit.... read more

Software provider proposes new models for SMP to tackle regulatory and recruitment challenges

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Mar 2017

Uber like and hybrid model at the cross road of Amazon and Linkedin are tomorrow’s solutions for today’s challenges, the audience of Intuit.... read more

Firms’ audit quality procedures not sufficiently robust, UK FRC says

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Mar 2017

Following its review of the six largest audit firms, The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has said that firms’ audit quality procedures were.... read more

ASEAN audit regulators and the Big-Four commit to a 25% reduction in audits inspection findings

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 28 Feb 2017

The audit regulators of Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand have agreed with the Big Four to reduce the number of audits with inspection.... read more

News Brief: FRC Investigation of PWC LLP’s audit of Redcentric plc

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 27 Feb 2017

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched an investigation in respect of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) LLP in relation to the audit of the.... read more

PCAOB announces $1m settlement with Indonesian EY member

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Feb 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has announced that it has censured and imposed a $1m civil penalty on KAP Purwantono,.... read more

ACCA and CAT study shows demand for accountants over Brexit process

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 14 Feb 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (CAT) have published a study showing that.... read more

Tender and auditors rotation improve audit confidence: UK FRC

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 8 Feb 2017

Retendering and rotation of auditors helps improve audit confidence, according to the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC).. read more

Key highlights of India Union Budget 2017

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Feb 2017

The Union Budget 2017 for India was presented in Parliament on 1 February by finance minister Arun Jaitley.. read more

Firm expansions: Grant Thornton, Moore Stevens, MGI Latin America, CIPFA and ICAB

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 3 Feb 2017

Grant Thornton will expand its operations in Bosnia, Croatia and Slovenia. The firm announced today that it will gain a total of 4 new offices and.... read more

KPMG: Cybersecurity is the biggest internal audit risk in 2017

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Feb 2017

The focus for internal auditors should be on cybersecurity, according to the report; KPMG Internal Audit; Top 10 Considerations for 2017.. read more

News brief: AASB releases improvements for Reduced Disclosure Requirements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Feb 2017

The Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) has released proposals to Reduced Disclosure Requirements (RDR), which they say present.... read more

News brief: Doing Business in Russia Guide released by MGI GNK Group

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 31 Jan 2017

MGI Worldwide member, MGI GNK Group, based in Moscow, has released a new version of their guide to Doing Business in Russia.. read more

News brief: IAPA welcomes new firm in Saudi Arabia

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 31 Jan 2017

Al Baraki Chartered Accountants has been appointed to the IAPA membership, which is the association’s first firm in Saudi Arabia.. read more


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