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Comment: Big, bigger, bollocks…
14 February, 2017
Does size really matter? GGI Global CEO Michael Reiss von Filski gives his thoughts
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Comment: Time to do things differently 25 January, 2017 When it comes to finding time to work and play, Millennials are spot on, says Praxity executive director, Graeme Gordon.

Comment: Davos initiatives can address the trust deficit 23 January, 2017 IIRC CEO, Richard Howitt, shares his thoughts on the recent World Economic Forum held in Davos, which he attended

Comment: Leases one year on—Putting IFRS 16 into practice 17 January, 2017 Sue Lloyd, vice-chair of IASB looks at how companies are getting on with IFRS 16 and what they should consider

Comment: USA SEC chair White passes IFRS hot potato to successor 12 January, 2017 by Vincent Huck USA SEC chair Mary Jo White has issued a public statement calling globally accepted accounting standards a USA imperative.

Comment: Finding your way in the fog 09 January, 2017 How do you reach a goal when the path isn’t clear? Graeme Gordon, Executive Director of Praxity Global Alliance, offers a route to success.

Comment: The Belt & Road Initiative deserves more appreciation and support on the global stage 09 January, 2017 Belt & Road and international cooperation key to global growth and reducing long-term risks, Don Kanak chairman at Eastspring Investments, Asian investment management arm of Prudential plc, writes.

Interview Olivia Kirtley: Profession in search of divine influence 21 December, 2016 by Vincent Huck After two years as president of the International Federation of Accountant (IFAC), Olivia Kirtley has passed the baton to Rachel Grimes. Here Kirtley looks back at her two-year presidency, which started with a visit to the Pope and ended with a letter to that same Pope to report on progress made. Interview by Vincent Huck

Greece’s government accounting, “the biggest lie of the century” – Kazarian 21 December, 2016 by Carlos Martin Tornero Paul B. Kazarian answered fundamental questions about his investigation on Greece’s public debt after his presentation at The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin conference

Highlights from ISAR33 20 December, 2016 by Vincent Huck The latest United Nations Intergovernmental Working Group on Accounting and Reporting Standards (ISAR) serviced by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) took place in October 2016 and was the 33rd of its name (ISAR33).

Did you say transparency? 20 December, 2016 by Vincent Huck Prem Sikka, accounting professor at the University of Essex, asked industry stakeholders what is transparency, and why so many talk about it and so few put it in practice.

Bringing accounting into the digital age 20 December, 2016 by Vincent Huck Paul Bulpitt, head of accounting at Xero, chair a panel of digital experts on the current trends in technology and what professional should look for in terms of opportunities and risks. The panel discussion took place in the course of The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin 2016 conference held in London in October.

Comment: Walking under ladders 14 December, 2016 What makes certain people lucky? It’s not just pure chance, writes Graeme Gordon.

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