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News brief: ACCA launches forum on education
12 January, 2017 The ACCA has launched a global education forum which will take place regularly starting February 2017 to debate key issues in global accounting education.
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Comment: USA SEC chair White passes IFRS hot potato to successor
12 January, 2017 USA SEC chair Mary Jo White has issued a public statement calling globally accepted accounting standards a USA imperative.
  • Comment: Data Analytics Set to Reinvigorate the Audit
    09 January, 2017 By Alex Malley, CPA Australia CEO | The start of a new year brings with it plans to embrace new ways of doing things, but when it comes to truly embracing the potential for data analytics to change the audit, it has been a long time coming.
  • Interview Olivia Kirtley: Profession in search of divine influence
    21 December, 2016 After two years as president of the International Federation of Accountant (IFAC), Olivia Kirtley has passed the baton to Rachel Grimes. Here Kirtley looks back at her two-year presidency, which started with a visit to the Pope and ended with a...
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Editor's letter: Ins and outs
21 December, 2016 This magazine’s first encounter with Olivia Kirtley took place in 2014 at the World Congress of Accountants in Rome.
  • Editor's letter: Apologies
    21 December, 2016 Dear subscribers, by now you should have received November’s issue of The Accountant (No. 6156) and you might have noticed that page 20 wasn’t printed. This was due to a mistake down the line in the production process and we are working on making...
  • Editor's letter: Trust’s all folks!
    27 October, 2016 So this is farewell. This is my last editorial as I move on to pastures new (a great title called Responsible Investor) after almost five eventful years writing for The Accountant. Who would have thought that accountancy was going to be that much...
  • Comment - Brexit plan B: make the UK a tax haven free of refugees
    25 October, 2016 I’ve just received a press release that says corporation tax cut provides ‘food for thought’ during post-Brexit future negotiations.It is great timing because it reached me at the same time as someone was sharing on social media an old article,...
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