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EFRAG appoints research director
29 July, 2014 The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has appointed Filippo Poli as research director, effective August 2014.
  • UK FRC gives evidence to government committee
    23 July, 2014 It was expected to be a grilling, but appearing in front of the UK House of Lords’ economic affairs committee, UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) chairman Sir Win Bischoff and chief executive Stephen Haddrill managed a convincing double act...
  • GRI appoints chief executive
    23 July, 2014 The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has appointed Michael Meehan as the organisation’s chief executive, effective immediately.
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Accountancy profession key to opening up Cuban economy
31 July, 2014 A new law aimed at luring foreign investment into Cuba may bring unprecedented opportunities for the accountancy profession, but pose further questions about how a communist economy can coexist with the rules of the free market. Carlos Martin...
  • Countdown to PCAOB’s inspections of Chinese audit firms
    31 July, 2014 James Doty, chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Body (PCAOB) shares his own views with Carlos Martin Tornero on recent developments of the US audit regulator, after his meeting in Beijing with Chinese counterparts
  • Standards converge after mass consultation
    16 July, 2014 The new standard on the recognition of revenue from contracts with customers has been generally well received, although it might represent the beginning of the end rather than the end of the beginning of the wider convergence project. Paul Golden...
  • Mozambique: With a little help from my friends
    08 July, 2014 A recently established new institute in developing Mozambique, with practical help and encouragement from CPA Ireland and others is laying the groundwork for a strong and credible profession in the future, as Vincent Huck reports
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Markets demand collaboration on audit quality
25 July, 2014 Investors and businesses in today’s capital markets operate on the basis of a profound trust. That the wheels of “gatekeepers”, chiefly the market regulator, turn as one with core contributors on market integrity – such as auditors – is a critical...
  • Sustainable audit practice: Prepare to make fundamental changes
    04 July, 2014 By Fann Kor | In the current environment of increased fee pressure, the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) assistant director quality assurance Fann Kor, shares some strategies to efficiently manage audit engagements without...
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