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Paul Druckman appointed to UK FRC Board
02 December, 2016 Paul Druckman was appointed to the board of UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) as a chair of the Corporate Reporting Council, effective 1 January 2017. He will join the Codes and Standards Committee and become Chair of the Corporate Reporting...
  • PCAOB sign cooperation agreement with Italian regulator
    30 November, 2016 The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB) have signed a cooperation agreement allowing for joint inspections, in the oversight of audit firms subject to the regulatory...
  • Belgium concludes transposition of EU audit reform
    30 November, 2016 The Belgian chamber of representatives voted a new law to fully implement the European Union (EU) audit reform, putting an end to the transposition process. The law is effective on 31 December 2016.
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It’s closing time
01 December, 2016 As the French professional body (OEC – Ordre des Experts-Comptables) congress drew to a close and the room was being cleared, its president Philippe Arraou sat down with Vincent Huck to talk about the congress and the challenges ahead for the...
  • Quizzing the standard bearer
    01 December, 2016 Patrick de Cambourg, president of the French standard-setting authority Autorité des Normes Comptables (ANC), couldn’t attend the French profession’s congress as he was attending other events from the international standards-setting authority, but...
  • Perspectives for the future
    01 December, 2016 In the course of the final plenary session of the 71st congress of the French Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ordre des Experts-Comptables – OEC) in Brussels, the OEC president Philippe Arraou shared a round table on the future of the...
  • The Cold War of accounting standards
    01 December, 2016 The first round table of the second and final plenary of the French accountants’ institute annual congress explored the role the EU can or should play in international financial regulation, especially in the geopolitical wars of standard-setting....
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Blogs

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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