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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

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

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

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

IAASB appoints four members to its board

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 23 Nov 2017

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has appointed four members to its board, The Accountant has learnt.. read more

European Commission launches public consultation on how to encourage sustainable investments

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Nov 2017

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on how to better encourage the inclusion of environmental, social and governance (ESG).... read more

GRI former interim CEO appointed chair for board of directors

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 20 Nov 2017

GRI has appointed its former interim CEO Eric Hespenheide, a former Deloitte partner, as the chairman of the GRI board of directors, effective 1.... read more

FRC plans to boost best practice in corporate reporting

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 17 Nov 2017

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has planned to supplement its routine monitoring programme through targeted reviews of corporate reports and.... read more

Italian antitrust authority fines Big Four total of $26.6m for restrictive competition

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

Italy’s antitrust authority has sanctioned the Big Four for €23.7m ($26.6m) altogether, following a violation of Article 101 of the Treaty on the.... 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

IESBA launches public survey on audit fees

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

The International Ethics Standards Board of Accountants (IEBSA) has launched a public survey on the level of fees charged by audit firms.. 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

The Governance Institute releases guidance on GDPR data responsibilities

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 8 Nov 2017

ICSA, the Governance Institute, has released guidance to improve board awareness of the implications of the EU General Data Protection Regulation.... read more

FBK Grant Thornton joins GRI's gold community

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 7 Nov 2017

Grant Thornton Russian member firm FBK Grant Thornton has become a GRI gold community member.​. read more

ACCA regrets slow adoption globally of accrual accounting in the public sector

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has published a new report which considers the current state of the adoption of.... read more

GRI about to launch a report on non-financial and diversity information

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

General Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Europe used a webinar to present the results of a project that has.... read more

South African institute's independent panel inquiry into KPMG South Africa staff appointed

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

The South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has released the names on the independent panel members who will look into alleged.... read more


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