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Integrated reporting can help with capital: KPMG

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 13 Sep 2011

Providing strategic and forward looking information about the performance and prospects of the company is a powerful way to convince the capital.... read more

UK bankruptcies and company insolvencies down

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 5 Aug 2011

There has been a drop in bankruptcy and company insolvency in the UK but an increase in company liquidation and individual insolvencies, according.... read more

IVSC issues valuation standard

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 20 Jul 2011

The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) has issued a new international valuation standard aimed at increasing the confidence of users.... read more

UK government unmoved on audit industry policy

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 16 Jun 2011

The UK government has rejected some of the key proposals in the House of Lords Economics Affairs Committee report on the audit market and, in doing.... read more

House of Lords report - IAB verdict

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 12 Apr 2011

International Accounting Bulletin examines some of the key recommendations from the committees inquiry into the audit market. read more

IFRS Foundation appoints trustee

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 8 Apr 2011

Antonio Zoido has been appointed trustee to the IFRS Foundation, the oversight body of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). Zoido.... read more

UK think tank calls for public audit independence

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 5 Apr 2011

The New Local Government Network (NLGN) in the UK has unveiled a series of proposals to protect against the dangers of the trend towards.... read more

IFAC recommends collaboration to manage risk

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 7 Mar 2011

Risk management and internal control frameworks, standards and guidance should be aligned internationally, according to results of a survey carried.... read more

EC AUDIT CONFERENCE: Hoogervorst calls for greater transparency

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 9 Feb 2011

Hans Hoogervorst, who is to succeed David Tweedie as the chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), said transparency in the.... read more

EC AUDIT REFORM: Expectation gap unlikely to close

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 8 Feb 2011

Improving auditor involvement with the front end of the annual report, providing greater assurance outside the report and boosting communication.... read more

EC AUDIT REFORM: Audit community backs mandatory retendering

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 8 Feb 2011

Audit market participants oppose joint audits and mandatory auditor rotation as a proposed way to tackle audit market concentration by the European.... read more

Grant Thornton dismiss ICAEW call on IFRSs

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 8 Feb 2011

Grant Thornton has spoken out against a call by the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW) for a single date approach to.... read more

EC AUDIT REFORM: Contingency plans could reduce risk

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 7 Feb 2011

The audit market is not currently faced with systemic risk but contigency plans should be explored, according to stakeholders of the EC green paper.... read more

EC AUDIT REFORM: Firms dismiss third-party appointments

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 7 Feb 2011

In response to the European Commissions (EC) Green Paper on audit policy the Big Four believe the current system works well while mid-tier firms.... read more

EC AUDIT REFORM: Big Four clauses must go

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 7 Feb 2011

Big Four only clauses should be banned in order to tackle the Big Four bias said the respondents to the European Commission Green Paper on audit.... read more

HoL enquiry questions value of IFRS

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 19 Jan 2011

There is no need for global accounting standards and rules within IFRS must not take precedence over a true and fair view on accounts and limit.... read more

FRC attempts to improve corporate reporting

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 7 Jan 2011

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has unveiled proposals to enhance dialogue between company boards and shareholders and improve.... read more

Russia drops compulsory SME audits

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 20 Dec 2010

The Russian Duma has passed a second reading of a federal law set to abolish compulsory audits for SMEs with total assets of RUB60 million.... read more

There are dangers in having a Big Four market: HoL

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 15 Dec 2010

Having a Big Four market is risky and more should be done to increase and encourage market competition the House of Lords economics affairs.... read more

Support for transparency initiative

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 10 Dec 2010

Audit committee chairs appear open to providingmore information in their governancereports in order to improve the transparencyof the audit.... read more


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