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IFRS part of the package for Africa’s economic development: Hoogervorst
25 August, 2016 IFRS will play a key role in fostering strong African capital markets Hans Hoogervorst, chaiman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), told the audience of a joint IFRS Foundation, Pan-African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) and...
  • Saudi Arabia eager to succeed in IFRS adoption
    23 August, 2016 The Saudi Capital Central Market Authority (CMA) has announced that entities listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange will have to disclose their progress in adopting IFRS.
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Comment: Is the new accounting standard on leases set to change business practice?
18 August, 2016 By Alex Malley, CEO, CPA Australia | After more than a decade of development, we now have IFRS 16 Leases, a new accounting standard that is set to bring dramatic change in accounting for leases in financial statements.
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Better, faster, stronger: The CFO’s role in the modern business
29 July, 2016 By Mark Nittler | The role of the CFO is changing. It is no longer about just numbers and reporting, as more CEOs demand a focus on growth, strategy and quality of operations stretching across all aspects of the business. So what are the key...
  • What is climate risk?
    27 July, 2016 In the first of a 4 part series, CDSB founding director Lois Guthrie, considers some of the questions that might be on the minds of TCFD members
  • Why the growing millennial turnover rate is a myth
    26 July, 2016 Mike Whitmire, CEO, FloQast | The average annual turnover cost (cost, not rate) is increasing among millennials. The reason for this is not due to more turnover, but due to a disproportionate increase in millennial salaries. Higher salaries mean...
  • Brexit is done, now what about accounting?
    26 July, 2016 By Gerard Ilott, lecturer in accounting, CQUniversity Australia | Continental Europe does not have a British tradition, yet the EU has signed on to adopt British-centric accounting standards. They were lured by the promise of improved access to...
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  • Report: EU current accounting standard-setting
    26 May, 2016 The report on the activities of the IFRS Foundation, EFRAG and the PIOB that the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament (EP) voted on at the end of April is now publicly available.
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