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IPSASB releases accounting standard IPSAS 40

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Feb 2017

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) today issued the accounting standard IPSAS 40.. read more

News brief: Former IASB vice-chairman becomes chair of Corporate Reporting Dialogue

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Feb 2017

Ian Mackintosh, former vice-chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), has been announced as the new chair of Corporate.... 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

IESBA completes first major phase of Code of Ethics restructure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Jan 2017

Restructuring the international Code of Ethics enters its final stage as its first phase is completed, announced the International Ethics Standards.... read more

News brief: International Valuation Standards Council launches new global standards

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 18 Jan 2017

The International Valuation Council (IVSC) has launched new global standards, IVS 2017, for the valuation profession.. read more

News brief: Belarus adopts IFRS and IAS

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 6 Jan 2017

Belarus has adopted IFRS and IAS effective 1 January 2017.. read more

FEE celebrates 30th years anniversary with a rebranding and change in leadership

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 8 Dec 2016

The Federation of European Accountants (FEE) has rebranded into Accountancy Europe and welcomed a new president.. read more

Deloitte Brazil first Big Four to admit violating quality control standards to the PCAOB

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 6 Dec 2016

Deloitte Brazilian member firm, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Auditores Independentes, will pay a record $8m civil penalty to settle charges including.... read more

Analysis: The big Brexit gamble and the profession

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 26 Jun 2016

Brexit has multiple dimensions politically and economically and puts Britain in uncharted territory. It also has the same ramifications for the.... read more

Firms need to rethink their business models, head of Swedish institute tells DFK members

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 10 Aug 2015

The Institute for the Accountancy Profession in Sweden (FAR) secretary general Dan Brännström has called on accounting firms to rethink their.... read more

Deloitte launches IFRS research initiative

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 7 Aug 2015

Deloitte has appointed Alan Teixeira as global director of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) research to enhance the networks.... read more

Smaller companies' audit quality continues to suffer

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 29 May 2015

The UK's Financial Reporting Council (FRC)'s annual audit quality review (AQR) has found the audits of smaller clients are far more likely to.... read more

FRC review of audit firm governance code finds room for improvement

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 21 May 2015

An assessment by the UK's Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of the 2010 audit firm governance code has praised its successes, but suggested more.... read more

Three EU members yet to adopt international auditing standards

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 24 Apr 2015

France, Germany and Portugal are the only EU countries yet to adopt international auditing standards (ISA) in the EU, according to a report by the.... read more

Inter American profession launches Inter American Forum of Firms

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Apr 2015

The Interamerican Accounting Association has approved and launched the constitution of the Inter American Forum of Firms (IAFoF).. read more

Grant Thornton UK director joins IASB and FASB

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 27 Feb 2015

Grant Thornton UK director of financial reporting Jake Green has been granted membership of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and.... read more

EU Accounting Directive implementation sparks power struggle in Bulgaria

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 27 Feb 2015

Amendments to accounting rules proposed by Bulgaria's Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPA) have been met with alarm by the country's.... read more

IASB and FASB fail to converge on lease accounting

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 12 Dec 2014

Despite years of attempts, complete convergence on lease accounting has ultimately failed to materialise, as the International Accounting Standards.... read more

Workforce strategies outpacing management: CIMA and AICPA

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 13 Nov 2014

Companies adopting staffing strategies aimed at increasing flexibility are sacrificing their control over costs, performance and decision-making,.... read more

WCOA: Arrivederci Roma

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Nov 2014

Rome, Italy (WCOA 2014). The 19th World Congress of Accountants (WCOA 2014) held in Rome has come to a close and the profession has reiterated its.... read more


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