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Past, present and future of Africa as seen by Bernard Deloménie

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Apr 2014

Crowe Horwath International EMEA regional director Bernard Deloménie spent several years of his career in different African countries and has.... 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

Views from some of the world’s top female accounting industry leaders

  • Published: 20 Mar 2014

Mentoring women and female role models within the business are some of the most frequently suggested measures to encourage women to take leadership.... read more

IAB women in accounting survey

  • Author: IAB editiorial
  • Published: 20 Mar 2014

For years the accounting profession has been battling low numbers of female senior leaders and partners, and with only eight women making it into.... read more

Cross-strait cordiality to boost profession

  • Published: 24 Feb 2014

David Hayes visits Taiwan and speaks to PwC senior manager Damian Gilhawley about opportunities and challenges for the profession in the country. read more

IAB World Survey 2014 Round Table

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 21 Feb 2014

Fourteen global executives joined IAB at the annual World Survey roundtable to discuss the implications of M&A activity, regulatory reform and.... read more

Audit fee pressure raises concerns over audit quality globally

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 30 Jan 2014

First IAB audit fee pressure survey shows firms in battle to sustain audit quality against reduced or stagnant fees. read more

Global Accountancy Power 50

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 12 Dec 2013

For a third year in a row the International Accounting Bulletin and its sister title The Accountant bring you the list of the 50 most powerful.... read more

The risks of being a forensic auditor in SA

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 22 Nov 2013

Lawrence Moepi, director of forensic services at SizweNtsalubaGobodo, South Africa’s largest mid-tier firm, was shot dead outside the firm’s.... read more

What price the priceless?

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Nov 2013

As natural resources become scarce, businesses may need to incorporate nature in their balance sheets and financial statements by giving a price to.... read more

In the beginning God’s report was shorter

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 21 Nov 2013

BDO UK senior audit partner James Roberts speaks to Jonathan Minter about how quantity is triumphing over quality in corporate reporting and how a.... read more

Africa’s taxing problem

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 23 Oct 2013

As tax planning practices of multinationals are under great public scrutiny and pressure mounts to close tax loopholes, there is an entire.... read more

Europe pushes ahead with mandatory rotation as UK in anticipation of CC final report

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 10 Oct 2013

This week saw the European Council under the Lithuanian presidency propose 10 year mandatory audit firm rotation (with some option to extend to 20.... read more

A critical moment

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 23 Sep 2013

After 75 years the audit report is finally set to change in the US. So will the PCAOB’s landmark proposal enhance the quality of information for.... read more

Football’s rules aim to create a level playing field

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 23 Sep 2013

Amid news of record transfer fees, Vincent Huck examines UEFA’s new Financial Fair Play rules, while questions are raised about clubs’ finances.... read more

India: Slowing economy alarms profession

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 23 Aug 2013

As the long-awaited Companies Bill finally passes through the Indian Parliament, a slowing economy has given accountants cause for concern.. read more

Contemporary reform for modern India

  • Author: IAB
  • Published: 23 Aug 2013

Grant Thornton International chief executive Edward Nusbaum offers his views on India’s new Companies Bill and how it both simplifies and.... read more

Auditors are part of the problem: Woodford

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 25 Jul 2013

Carlos Martin Tornero speaks with Olympus whistle-blower Michael Woodford about the part he played, and his views on the biggest accounting scandal.... read more

Tide turns against company tax avoidance

  • Published: 23 Jul 2013

The tax arrangements of companies including Starbucks and Google have sparked a global debate about corporate tax avoidance that could have big.... read more


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