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European Commission adopts guidelines on the disclosure of non-financial information

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Jun 2017

The European Commission (EC) has adopted non-binding guidelines on the disclosure of non-financial information by companies which aims to help.... read more

UK businesses are in denial over Brexit, KPMG head of Brexit cautions

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 26 Jun 2017

Some businesses are in denial over Brexit according to KPMG head of Brexit Karen Briggs.. read more

19% of the world’s largest public companies appoint a chief digital officer to supervise their business digital transformation

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 26 Jun 2017

Nineteen percent of the world’s top 2,500 companies have appointed a chief digital officer (CDO) to supervise the digital transformation of their.... read more

South African regulator announces more reforms to come

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 26 Jun 2017

Nearly 10 days after adopting mandatory audit firm rotation (MAFR), South Africa’s audit regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors.... read more

African corporate governance codes surpass well-established codes for CSR reporting

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 22 Jun 2017

African codes of corporate governance surpass other well established codes for corporate social responsibility and sustainability reporting, they.... read more

Q&A: limited support to the idea of a transfer of powers from EFRAG to ESMA

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Jun 2017

The European Commission has released a feedback statement on the public consultation on the operations of the European Supervisory Authorities.... read more

South Africa adopts 10 years mandatory audit firm rotation

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 19 Jun 2017

The South African audit regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), has issued a rule requiring public interest entities.... read more

Crowe Clark Whitehill launches cybercrime protection offering

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 16 Jun 2017

Crowe Clark Whitehill has launched a cybercrime protection offering to help clients prevent attacks or deal with the consequences of one.. read more

Women hold only 15% of board seats worldwide

  • Author: IAB editorial
  • Published: 15 Jun 2017

Only 15% of board seats worldwide are held by women, a slight increase from the 12% reported in 2015, according to a report by Deloitte. However,.... read more

BDO China banned for the second time in six months

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Jun 2017

BDO China has been banned from auditing public companies for two months by the Chinese regulators. This is the firm second suspension in six month,.... read more

Public country by country reporting tumultuous journey in EU legislation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Jun 2017

Earlier this week a vote at European Union (EU) on amending Directive 2013/34/EU which would introduce amongst other changes public.... read more

BDO Canada CEO is appointed CEO of BDO Global

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Jun 2017

BDO has announced that the former CEO of BDO Canada, Keith Farlinger, will take on the role of CEO for the international network, effective 1.... read more

GRI and Australian government launch joint program in South East Asia

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 13 Jun 2017

GRI and Australia’s department of foreign affairs and trade (DFAT) have launched the second phase of their partnership through a program promoting.... read more

IAASB introduces data analytics project advisory panel

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 13 Jun 2017

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) data analytics working group has established a data analytics project advisory.... read more

Change of UK reporting frequency has done little to address short-termism, CFA Institute study finds

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 12 Jun 2017

The CFA Institute has released a study on the impact of the reporting frequency of UK public companies which has revealed that a change introduced.... read more

IAASB releases material to help auditors determine key audit matters

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 12 Jun 2017

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has released a diagram to help auditors determine key audit matters.. read more

EFRAG is looking for new board members

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 9 Jun 2017

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has launched a call for candidates to serve its Board.. read more

BT abandons PwC after fraud humiliation to appoint KPMG as auditor

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Jun 2017

BT has replaced PwC with KPMG as its auditor following a fraud scandal at BT Italy in January which wiped £8bn off the company’s market value.. read more

Sixty eight countries sign a multilateral convention to reduce tax avoidance by multinational enterprises

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 8 Jun 2017

Sixty eight jurisdictions have signed a multilateral convention which aims to reduce tax avoidance by multilateral enterprises.. read more

PCAOB censures BDO Hungary and a Deloitte Mexico senior manager

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 7 Jun 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has issued two disciplinary orders censuring BDO Hungary and a senior manager from Deloitte.... read more


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