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Comment: USA SEC chair White passes IFRS hot potato to successor

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 Jan 2017

USA SEC chair Mary Jo White has issued a public statement calling globally accepted accounting standards a USA imperative.. read more

Comment: Finding your way in the fog

  • Published: 9 Jan 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.. read more

Comment: The Belt & Road Initiative deserves more appreciation and support on the global stage

  • Published: 9 Jan 2017

Belt & Road and international cooperation key to global growth and reducing long-term risks, Don Kanak chairman at Eastspring Investments, Asian.... read more

Interview Olivia Kirtley: Profession in search of divine influence

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Dec 2016

After two years as president of the International Federation of Accountant (IFAC), Olivia Kirtley has passed the baton to Rachel Grimes. Here.... read more

Greece’s government accounting, “the biggest lie of the century” – Kazarian

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 21 Dec 2016

Paul B. Kazarian answered fundamental questions about his investigation on Greece’s public debt after his presentation at The Accountant &.... read more

Highlights from ISAR33

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Dec 2016

The latest United Nations Intergovernmental Working Group on Accounting and Reporting Standards (ISAR) serviced by the UN Conference on Trade and.... read more

Did you say transparency?

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Dec 2016

Prem Sikka, accounting professor at the University of Essex, asked industry stakeholders what is transparency, and why so many talk about it and so.... read more

Bringing accounting into the digital age

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Dec 2016

Paul Bulpitt, head of accounting at Xero, chair a panel of digital experts on the current trends in technology and what professional should look.... read more

Comment: Walking under ladders

  • Published: 14 Dec 2016

What makes certain people lucky? It’s not just pure chance, writes Graeme Gordon.. read more

Comprehensive view from the locals: USA

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 Dec 2016

The USA has voted for its new president, and while Donald Trump finalises his government’s appointments and economic actors await the effects of.... read more

Cherchez la femme

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 30 Nov 2016

As part of the French professional body’s annual congress programme, the association of female professional accountants in business (AFECA –.... read more

Are EU Member States ready for the CCCTB?

  • Published: 28 Nov 2016

The European Commission (EC) is re-launching the plan to establish a common EU tax base and to harmonise corporate tax systems within the single.... read more

Comment: Accountants and tax dodging

  • Published: 22 Nov 2016

Accountants and financial advisors could soon face more penalties for helping clients avoid paying tax. Aziz Rahman, founder of business crime.... read more

Comment: The Changing Dynamics of Accountancy Worldwide

  • Published: 18 Nov 2016

David Chitty, international accounting & audit director at Crowe Horwath International, was scheduled to be a panelist at The Accountant &.... read more

Analysis: The whispers disappear but the whirlwind remains

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 Nov 2016

The IAPA and Allinial talks had very much been the talk in town since the two organisations had announced they were looking at merging. Months of.... read more

Comment: a subtle amendment in South African corporate governance code gives credence to the major shift that the new Code is introducing.

  • Published: 3 Nov 2016

Kerry Jenkins, lead director of corporate governance, head of regulatory and compliance services at KPMG in South Africa, gives his view on the.... read more

USA professionals on presidential election: “Embarrassing, uninspiring, poisonous, the best of the worth”

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Nov 2016

In less than a week the USA will choose its next president. For the last two years, the republican and democrat nominations followed by the.... read more

Comment: We have made history together – thank you!

  • Published: 1 Nov 2016

In this final blog as IIRC Chief Executive, Paul Druckman reflects on the scale and pace of change that the movement has been instrumental in.... read more

“We need fewer stronger member firms in the Deloitte Global network” says Deloitte UK’s Thorne

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Oct 2016

Sharon Thorne, managing partner global for Deloitte UK, explains to Vincent Huck why Deloitte Northern European firms have decided to merge and how.... read more

“The boundaries imposed by the Big Four are coming down”, Jason Parker

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Oct 2016

As Parker Randall UK announces the merger with Streets Chartered Accountant and the rebranding of its international association, Jason Parker, CEO.... read more


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