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SEC takes aim Chinese firms’ audit information over lack of access

  • 11,33,12,12,2018

The ability of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) to inspect the work of Chinese audit firms is a ‘significant current issue’,... read more

IAESB appoints new chair

  • 11,04,11,12,2018

The International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) has appointed Anne-Marie Vitale as its chair, effective 1 January 2019. read more

FRC publishes governance code following repeating corporate failures

  • 11,19,10,12,2018

UK executive remuneration structures are to take into account pay and conditions elsewhere in the company from 2019, after the Financial Reporting... read more

AICPA and NASBA renew MRA with Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand

  • 12,11,7,12,2018

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) have renewed a Mutual Recognition... read more

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Australia: royal commission delivers scathing interim report

  • 12,32,28,11,2018

Australia’s Banking Royal Commission is not just creating concerns for the bankers that are in the sights of Commissioner Kenneth Hayne. Senior... read more

Congress of internal audit: digital flavours in Latin America

  • 12,13,28,11,2018

The Accountant caught up with two of the speakers, COSO chair and former IIA chairman Paul Sobel, and IIA president and CEO Richard Chambers, to... read more

Production accounting: Set for Action!

  • 12,05,28,11,2018

The world of production accounting can feel a million miles away from the traditional profession. As Jonathan Minter finds out, it comes with its... read more

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Ghana gets one step closer to implementing International Public Sector Accounting Standards

  • 14,38,11,12,2018

Ghana is on track to join Tanzania, who successfully adopted accrual basis IPSAS at all levels of government in 2013. International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) promises to promote trust and transparency, identify and fight corruption, and help reduce poverty, with CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy developing a key implementation strategy to help guide Ghana to successful IPSAS adoption. read more

Changing tech, changing finance

  • 14,18,27,11,2018

The rise of technology has changed the way we all live, and do business. So how can we speed up the rate at which all finance functions exploit new technological tools? Andrew Harding, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) writes read more

Philip Green and his leveraged buyout of BHS

  • 14,11,27,11,2018

Former Carlyle director Sebastien Canderle recently published his latest book, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Private Equity. The following excerpt introduces the moment when BHS’s mountain of liabilities toppled the business read more

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