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Sikka: The Financial Reporting Council has failed and needs to be replaced

  • Published: 27 Jul 2016

Back in February, in light of the FRC preliminary enquiries into HBOS audits carried out by the Parliament's Treasury Committee, professor Prem.... read more

The multiple futures of corporate reporting

  • Published: 21 Jul 2016

The Federation of European Accountant (FEE) has published comment letters, received in response to its paper on corporate reporting, which.... read more

Comment: What country-by-country reporting data should look like

  • Published: 12 Jul 2016

Richard Murphy challenges the proposal for a country-by-country reporting template recently published by the Federation of European Accountants (FEE). read more

Comment: UK referendum: Price of reliable crystal balls soars

  • Published: 11 Jul 2016

In the wake of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union (EU), there are many people trying to understand what it means for the future. The demand.... read more

Comment: The UK Financial Reporting Council can’t investigate BHS audits

  • Published: 8 Jul 2016

In an exclusive op-ed for The Accountant magazine professor Prem Sikka explains why he believes the FRC's terms of reference for investigations of.... read more

Comprehensive view from the locals: Morocco

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 6 Jul 2016

Contributors from Morocco were asked three questions: What were the highlights/trends in your market last year? (i.e. important mergers, regulatory.... read more

Comprehensive view from the locals: Kenya

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 6 Jul 2016

Contributors from Kenya were asked three questions: What were the highlights/trends in your market last year? (i.e. important mergers, regulatory.... read more

Comprehensive view from the locals: Nigeria

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 6 Jul 2016

Contributors from Nigeria were asked three questions: What were the highlights/trends in your market last year? (i.e. important mergers, regulatory.... read more

Comprehensive view from the locals: South Africa

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 6 Jul 2016

Contributors from South Africa were asked three questions: What were the highlights/trends in your market last year? (i.e. important mergers,.... read more

IRBA’s Agulhas lays groundwork for an independent future

  • Published: 6 Jul 2016

Bernard Agulhas, CEO of South Africa’s Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), met in London with Carlos Martin Tornero and Vincent Huck.... read more

Easier said than done

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 6 Jul 2016

An event organised by the Audit Quality Forum shed light on the issues of tax transparency and fairness, but the tough questions remained.... read more

USA accountants worried about Trump after Brexit vote

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 4 Jul 2016

Washington D.C., USA. The news of the Brexit referendum result travelled fast over the Atlantic and the very next day it was on everybody’s lips.. read more

Editor's letter: Something worse than Brexit is on its way

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 4 Jul 2016

So much ink has been spilled about Brexit it seems ludicrous to add some, even considering the fact that no Brexit has happened as of yet. The.... read more

Brexit comment: It’s time to pick up the pieces

  • Published: 30 Jun 2016

As the fallout from the UK’s decision to leave the EU – a scenario which would have seen implausible to many business and political leaders 18.... read more

Comment: Impact of Brexit

  • Published: 30 Jun 2016

As with any 'crisis' in the economy, the leading professional services firms (accountants in particular) are presented with a range of threats and.... read more

Comment: Why is it proving so hard to lift audit quality?

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 23 Jun 2016

By Alex Malley, CEO, CPA Australia | Frustrated by the limited gains in audit quality, as reflected in inspection findings, the International Forum.... read more

Comment: We're voting for their future too

  • Published: 23 Jun 2016

Today the UK will make the biggest decision about our futures in a generation. My wife and I will vote to remain in the EU but my son won't vote. I.... read more

Tomorrow Brexit, today In-to-China

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 22 Jun 2016

Following the signing ceremony, which saw Grunberg & Co become Reanda International first UK member firm, the managements of both the firms and the.... read more

Comprehensive view from the locals: Angola

  • Published: 16 Jun 2016

Henrique Camoes Serra, partner, PKF Angola. read more


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