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South African regulator plans changes to sanctions as investigation into Deloitte audit of Steinhoff begins

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Dec 2017

The South African regulator Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has proposed to lift the limit on the level of fines it can issue as.... read more

Will the accounting standards be a victim of the digital transition?

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 15 Dec 2017

Like any language adapts and evolve over time, accounting standards, a language in its own, is currently facing tremendous challenges with new.... read more

KPMG announces global revenue growth of 4%

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Dec 2017

KPMG has announced annual revenues of US$26.4bn in the year to 30 September 2017, up 4% compared to the previous year.. read more

PCAOB new chairman appointed

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 13 Dec 2017

The USA Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed Republican USA Senate lawyer William Duhnke as the new chair of the Public Company.... read more

CAQ tool outlines new auditors report for audit committees

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Dec 2017

The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has released a tool outlining the requirements that audit committees should consider in the adoption of the new.... read more

IFAC calls for 2019 international standard setting board nominations

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Dec 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has issued a call for nominations for 22 vacancies on independent standard-setting boards in 2019.. read more

IFAC offers alternatives to Monitoring Group’s proposed reform of the international audit and ethics standard-setting process

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 7 Dec 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has published its initial views to the Monitoring Group Consultation Paper on changes to the.... read more

BDO Global announces 7% growth

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Dec 2017

BDO Global has announced revenues of USD $8.1bn including their exclusive alliances for the year ended 30 September 2017, up 7% from the previous.... read more

Nexia International reports 17% growth in Asia Pacific on the back of China addition

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 7 Dec 2017

Nexia International has reported a 17% increase in fee income in Asia Pacific in FY17, up to $502.1m.. read more

UK FRC consults on revised corporate governance code and guidance but warnings remain over significant change

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Dec 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published for consultation a revised corporate governance code to reflect the changing business.... read more

UK regulator puts strategic report guidance on hold until 2018 government legislation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix,Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 5 Dec 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has decided to put its Guidance on the Strategic Report amendments on hold until the UK government intends.... read more

News brief: KPMG overtakes PwC and Deloitte in UK FTSE audit rankings

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 4 Dec 2017

KPMG has overtaken PwC in the FTSE 250 and Deloitte in the FTSE 100 audit rankings, according to the Auditor Rankings list from Adviser Rankings.. read more

UK FRC admits it should have acted faster over HBOS audits investigation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 30 Nov 2017

The Financial Reporting Council has admitted in a letter to the Treasury Committee that it should have acted faster during its early enquiries in.... read more

Canadian regulator publishes inspections report on Big Four

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 30 Nov 2017

The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) has published a public inspections report on PwC, Deloitte, EY and KPMG which has found that their.... read more

ICAEW manifesto calls upon stakeholders to discuss the future of audit

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 29 Nov 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has released a manifesto urging stakeholders and investors to discuss the.... read more

Brazilian institute calls for comment on revised code of professional ethics

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Nov 2017

The Brazilian Federal Accounting Council (CFC) has released a draft of the code of professional ethics of the accountant (CEPC) which repeals prior.... read more

Mid-tier UK firm surpasses Big Four on gender pay gap

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 29 Nov 2017

UK accountancy firm Kingston Smith (Morison KSi) has announced a gender pay gap of 7% which has surpassed the UK gender pay gaps of PwC, Deloitte.... read more

IAPA and UK200Group sign Memorandum of Understanding

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 28 Nov 2017

IAPA and UK accounting and law firm association UK200 Group have signed a memorandum of understanding, in order for UK200 Group to officially.... read more

Deloitte and PwC sign Tech Talent Charter

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 27 Nov 2017

Deloitte and PwC have signed the Tech Talent Charter, aiming to increase the number of women involved in technology-related roles.. read more

IAASB and WBCSD team up to incorporate sustainability into mainstream reporting

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 24 Nov 2017

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has agreed to collaborate with the World Business Council for Sustainable.... read more


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