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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

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

Webinars introduce database of sustainability reporting requirements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix,Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 23 Nov 2017

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has held two webinars to engage stakeholders at all levels with the collaborative.... read more

Organisations are still at high risk of common cyber-attacks

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 23 Nov 2017

Cyber-attacks pose high risks for organisations as common attacks remain successful in exploiting vulnerabilities already known to the.... read more

UK FRC opens an investigation into Mitie Group accounts

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Nov 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced that in conclusion of reviewing the annual report and accounts of Mitie Group it will open.... read more

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants open

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants 2018 (WCOA 2018) have opened. The congress will take place in Sydney, Australia, which last.... read more

Bidcorp reappoints KPMG South Africa as external auditor despite recent scandals

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 14 Nov 2017

Bidcorp, a multinational food-service group, has reappointed KPMG South Africa as its external auditor despite the recent scandals surrounding the.... read more

IFAC’s future in international audit standard setting in the balance

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

The Monitoring Group, a group of international financial institutions and regulatory
bodies responsible for the overall governance of the.... read more

PCAOB and Irish Audit Regulator sign cooperative agreement

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA) have signed a cooperative.... read more

Analysis: IFAC’s role in international audit standards setting could be scrapped

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The Monitoring Group, which oversees the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), will release a public consultation laying out several.... read more

Kazarian Foundation and Columbia Business School collaborate on public financial management

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The Columbia Business School and the privately operating Charles & Agnes Kazarian Foundation are collaborating on a sovereign risk initiative to.... read more

North American professional bodies renew mutual recognition agreement amid NAFTA heated negotiations

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Nov 2017

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has renewed  a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) with peers from Mexico and Canada recognizing the "close.... read more

USA audit committees increasingly transparent on oversight of external audit

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

An increasing number of USA company audit committees are voluntarily providing wider disclosures about their oversight of external auditors to.... read more

Artificial intelligence should be a key concern for the future of internal auditors

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

Technology is advancing rapidly and internal auditors should be concerned about how artificial intelligence (AI) could affect their roles, but not.... read more

TCFD and Bank of England conference to help businesses in their first steps towards climate related disclosure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

The Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) and the Bank of England  held a conference outlining how companies across sectors are.... read more

SEC approves enhanced auditor’s reporting model

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 30 Oct 2017

The USA Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved a Public Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) rule that requires significant.... read more


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