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Audit committees’ effectiveness challenged by audit reforms

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 25 Feb 2015

In the wake of audit reforms around the world in order to provide more clarity and enhance the independence of auditors and the quality of the.... read more

Intellectual support for a better world

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 2 Feb 2015

Ana Gyorkos speaks to Alfredo Spilzinger, chairman of Santa Fe Associates, the most recent addition to the Forum of Firms, about the organisation.... read more

Global Accounting Power 50 2014

  • Published: 22 Dec 2014

International Accounting Bulletin and its sister title The Accountant bring you the list of the 50 most powerful people in the profession as chosen.... read more

To audit or not to audit

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 22 Dec 2014

With audit thresholds rising all over the world, audit and assurance services for SMEs seem to be less and less in demand. Vincent Huck reports on.... read more

A Latin American perspective

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 25 Nov 2014

In September UC&CS Global held its 20th anniversary annual conference which focused on future strategy of this mainly Latin American organisation.... read more

Innovation is the name of the game

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 25 Nov 2014

The financial performance of international networks so far this year shows that growth in assurance is hard to come by, especially in light of more.... read more

Q&A: Building an ‘elitist’ network

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 25 Nov 2014

Oussama Tabbara founded UTC in Beirut, Lebanon, in the early 1960s before joining Nexia International. The international network and the Lebanese.... read more

Industry leaders agree accounting market consolidation is inevitable

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Oct 2014

Speaking at the 2014 IAB Industry Forum in September, network leaders and advisers share their thoughts on how the current consolidation trend will.... read more

Cybersecurity and the threat landscape

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 28 Oct 2014

New technologies have become an increasingly central part of business. With them have surfaced not only a wide range of nascent opportunities, but.... read more

Cuba: Accountancy profession could be key

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 26 Aug 2014

A new law aimed at luring foreign investment into Cuba may bring unprecedented opportunities for the accountancy profession, but pose further.... read more

Fair corporate tax regime faces uphill task

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 26 Aug 2014

At the eve of the first deadline for action from the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Action Plan, hesitation in the business world and.... read more

Profile: Global leader and a role model for women

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 25 Jul 2014

EY global vice-chair and markets leader Uschi Schreiber tells Ana Gyorkos how EY’s tagline of building a better working world is far from just a.... read more

Profile: Ward takes on the association challenge

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 25 Jul 2014

Former Grant Thornton International Asia-Pacific regional leader Malcolm Ward has swapped the large and fast-growing mid-tier network for running.... read more

Big Four merry-go-round or real change?

  • Author: IAB
  • Published: 16 May 2014

While it will be some time before the full impact of changes to audit regulations become clear, there’s a clear indication that companies have more.... read more

Audit musical chairs in the Netherlands

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 May 2014

As European reform of the audit sector makes its way from Brussels to EU member states, EGIAN chairman Jos van Huut tells Vincent Huck about the.... read more

Nigeria takes centre stage as West Africa looks for investment and growth

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 28 Apr 2014

Earlier this month, Nigeria became Africa’s biggest economy after its government announced a rebasing of the gross domestic product, which.... read more

North Africa: Opportunities emerge as revolutionary dust settles

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Apr 2014

It’s been a little over three years since the wave of protests, which became known as the ‘Arab Spring’, swept through Northern Africa. In some.... read more

Botswana: Africa’s accounting diamond

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Apr 2014

Grant Thornton Botswana managing partner Jay Ramesh tells IAB why Botswana is one of the best African destinations for international businesses.. read more

East African economic integration source of opportunities

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Apr 2014

East Africa is one of the continent’s emerging economic hot spots. According to many experts speaking to the IAB the East African cluster has the.... read more

Rwanda: A transition from conflict-torn country to service-based economy

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Apr 2014

On the twentieth anniversary of the genocide that plagued Rwanda, IAB talks to John Munga, acting chief executive of the national accountancy body,.... read more


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