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The Big Four’s Achilles heel

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 29 Feb 2016

Jim Peterson, former in-house lawyer and partner at Arthur Andersen, has published a seminal book on the fragility of the surviving Big Four.... read more

Offshore tax havens: transparency and secrecy two sides of the same coin

  • Published: 19 Feb 2016

International scrutiny and regulation of offshore financial centres has intensified in recent years, but tax havens remain a feature of the global.... read more

Comment: PAC inquiry into Google - Grandstanding and bear-baiting a distraction from the real issues

  • Published: 11 Feb 2016

RSM senior tax partner George Bull responds to today’s Public Accounts Committee hearing into Google’s tax deal with HMRC. read more

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

  • Published: 11 Feb 2016

FRC preliminary enquiries into HBOS audits debate: In an exclusive op-ed for The Accountant, professor Prem Sikka, argues that the UK accounting.... read more

The new kid on the block

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 8 Feb 2016

Allinial Global president Terry Snyder explains his organisation’s split with PKF and the plans for the future, vincent Huck reports. read more

Fresh start for PKF North America

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 8 Feb 2016

PKF International chief executive John Sim talks with Vincent Huck following the split with ARAF and shares the latest developments for PKF.... read more

Non-audit services and staff monitor: UK

  • Published: 3 Feb 2016

A test on the balance between services that will shape the future of the profession by The Accountant in association with sister title.... read more

The digital journey

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 2 Feb 2016

In every opportunity looms a threat - as technologic advances impact all aspects of life, firms have to respond to stay relevant Franchesca Hashemi.... read more

Politics of people

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 2 Feb 2016

As the range of skills needed in potential recruits widens, the war on talent remains an important topic on firm leaders’ minds, Franchesca Hashemi.... read more

Building a global network

  • Published: 1 Feb 2016

Kudos International co-founder Alun Morgan speaks to Vincent Huck about the challenges of setting up an international network and the opportunities.... read more

Q&A: Reporting currency fluctuations in a truly global market

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 1 Feb 2016

Kazbi Soonawalla is a senior research fellow in accounting at Oxford University. Her particular expertise is in financial reporting. She has.... read more

Q&A: The foreign exchange market, fiscal policy and currency fluctuations in 2015

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 29 Jan 2016

Charles Albert Goodhart, CBE, FBA is an emeritus professor and director of the financial regulation research programme at the London School of.... read more

The appreciation of the US dollar has had mixed effects for emerging and developing countries - Stocker

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 27 Jan 2016

Marc Stocker, senior economist at the World Bank’s Development Economics Prospects Group, explains how currency exchanges impacted the global.... read more

Comments: trends, opportunities and challenges in the assurance service line globally

  • Published: 26 Jan 2016

Ahead of International Accounting Bulletin’s release of its annual world survey, Felice Persico, EY’s global vice chair assurance, gives his.... read more

Obituary: Michael Oxley, scandal buster

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 12 Jan 2016

Critics of SOX argued that the law burdened businesses with regulatory requirements. When I interviewed Oxley in December 2013 he rebuffed this.... read more

Non-audit services monitor: Asia-Pacific trends and projections

  • Published: 5 Jan 2016

Japan, Australia and South Korea - A test on the balance between services that will shape the future of the profession, in association with sister.... read more

When accounting hits the UN table

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Dec 2015

The United Nations, a place of global political intrigues, is intrinsically linked to the high level political sphere, but out of the spotlights.... read more

UNCTAD/ISAR: debate from the floor

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Dec 2015

Q&A between UNCTAD/ISAR delegates and conference panelists. read more

Power 50: editorial picks

  • Published: 17 Dec 2015

As Timetric Accountancy Power 50 votes seem to have been hijacked by marketing and PR departments, the editorial team put their heads together to.... read more

2015 Timetric Accountancy Power 50

  • Published: 17 Dec 2015

This year International Accounting Bulletin and sister publication The Accountant left it to the public to nominate and then vote for the most.... read more


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