• Register
Return to: Home > News > Regulation

Latest News - Regulation

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

President Juncker grilled by the European Parliament Panama Papers inquiry committee

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Jun 2017

The European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker faced a meticulous questioning about his current and past record on tax transparency and.... read more

Tax information exchange agreement signed between USA and Netherlands

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 May 2017

The USA government has signed a tax information exchange agreement with the Netherlands for income and taxes paid of multinational companies to be.... read more

IASB issues IFRS 17 in insurance accounting shake up

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 May 2017

The profession has welcomed IFRS 17, issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), however it warned of the complexity and cost of.... read more

CIPFA’s Brexit advisory commission recommends further reform and devolution post Brexit

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 18 May 2017

The independent Brexit advisory commission for public services, launched by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) in.... read more

BEPS implementation forces countries to find new business incentives, EY report suggests

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 11 May 2017

While countries worldwide still pursue low rate strategies, the implementation of the G20/OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).... read more

News brief: PwC UK fined £5m for misconduct

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 11 May 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has fined PwC UK and its former audit partner Stephen Harrisson, £ 5m and £150,000 respectively for.... read more

Audit committees can contribute further to audit quality, IFIAR

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 4 May 2017

Audit committees around the globe should focus on more and better communication as well as defining better criteria that determine their.... read more

FRC publishes framework to improve quality for future digital reporting

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 3 May 2017

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Lab has published a framework for future digital reporting, to improve quality and for views to be shared by.... read more

Canada Securities Administrators launch consultation on oversight requirements for foreign audit firms

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 3 May 2017

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has launched a consultation paper entitled Auditor Oversight Issues in Foreign Jurisdictions on 25.... read more

Securities Commission Malaysia releases new code on corporate governance

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 27 Apr 2017

The Malaysian Securities Commission has released the new Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance (MCCG) to strengthen corporate culture by placing.... read more

KPMG removes 6 personnel including their head of audit over unethical behaviour

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Apr 2017

Big Four firm KPMG has fired six audit personnel including four partners, one employee and the head of the audit practice in the USA, for violating.... read more

Gender pay gap reporting requirements puts equality in the spotlight

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Apr 2017

A transparency initiative on the gender pay gap has led to reporting requirements being put into force from 5 April 2017. Private and voluntary.... read more

Patchy implementations of EU audit reform

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Apr 2017

An overview of the implementation of the European Union audit reform, which came into force last June, shows consistency among member states in.... read more

News brief: IFIAR opens headquarters in Tokyo

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Apr 2017

The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) has opened its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan and has held its first board meeting.. read more

Singaporean regulators and institutes release retail investors’ guide to enhanced auditor’s report

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 7 Apr 2017

To help investors understand the enhanced auditor report (EAR) which is implemented as of this year, The Singaporean regulators, the Accounting.... read more

Former Deloitte Brazil chairman and CEO sanctioned by PCAOB

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 4 Apr 2017

Former Deloitte Brazil chairman Michael John Morrell, and former CEO and managing partner Juarez Lopes de Araujo, have been sanctioned for.... read more

CIPFA to launch Brexit advisory commission

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 31 Mar 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has announced the launch of an independent advisory commission to look at the.... read more

Update on OECD Anti-Bribery Convention adoption in Argentina, Finland, UK and Italy

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Mar 2017

Progresses on anti-bribery laws are being made albeit slowly, according to recent publication by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and.... read more

Former partner of PwC Brazil sanctioned by PCAOB

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 23 Mar 2017

A former partner of PwC Brazil has been fined $10,000 and barred for two years from associating with a registered public accounting firm.. read more


Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.