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ACCA partners with New York based university
05 March, 2015 The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Pace University have launched an accreditation programme, the first offered by the ACCA at a US higher education institution.
  • IFIAR reiterates concerns over global audit quality
    04 March, 2015 Audit firms need to pursue initiatives to improve audit quality and the consistency of audit execution, the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) chair Lewis Ferguson warned yesterday at the launch of IFIAR's 2014 survey of...
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Latest Features

Mozambican profession in the making
04 March, 2015 During a coffee break at the World Congress of Accountant in Rome last November, Mario Sitoe, the first president of the young Mozambican institute, told Vincent Huck about the difficulties of building a profession at the local level bearing in...
  • Integrated Reporting: A chat with the experts
    27 February, 2015 Brad Monterio sits down with IIRC CEO Paul Druckman; Harvard Business School professor Robert Eccles; and IMA president and CEO Jeff Thomson to discuss the evolution towards Integrated Reporting.
  • Obama’s visit signals IFRS momentum in India
    06 February, 2015 India is working hard to be better integrated into the global economy with an accounting profession able to speak the “international language” of IFRS. Needless to say, it’s a language the US is still turning its back on. Carlos Martin Tornero and...
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Blogs

Culture and simplicity key for audit committees
04 March, 2015 Culture is perhaps not the first word you would associate with the work of audit committees but it was certainly a central theme emerging at a recent forum in Sydney on audit committees, writes CPA Australia chief executive Alex Malley
  • Madam, there is a shrimp in the accounts
    26 February, 2015 Each time I face a row of king prawns and shrimps in the supermarket I find myself asking this daunting question: where were the auditors? Before you think this publication has gone mental read the UN guide for human rights reporting
  • Richard Cha: UK tax system essay competition
    25 February, 2015 By Richard Cha | This essay shall seek to explore practical decentralised fiscal reform and investigate how devolving some financial and fiscal powers to London and other UK core cities could potentially develop a competitive environment for...
  • Jamie Parker: UK tax system essay competition
    24 February, 2015 By Jamie Parker | This paper proposes a tax system which encourages businesses that invest in their human capital and provides incentives for a more industrious workforce. It is underpinned by the dual principles that the UK’s tax regime should be...
  • Ryan Gwinnett: UK tax system essay competition
    23 February, 2015 By Ryan Gwinnett | We have a Nokia 3210 tax system in the UK; it is clunky, difficult to navigate and out of touch with the modern Briton. While the economy’s foundations have shifted and growth has steamed on ahead, our tax system has remained...
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