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Afghanistan survey: Bleak prospects ahead for the graveyard of empires

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 6 Mar 2015

International donors and private investors may well be pouring money down the drain if the reconstruction of Afghanistan doesn’t include a robust.... read more

Iran: Clean slate after the embargo

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 4 Feb 2015

International sanctions eroding business activity, the exodus of international firms, and lobby groups calling for sanctions to be stepped up a.... read more

Pakistan: A quiet and growing strength

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Dec 2014

In the shadow of its giant neighbour, Pakistan suffers a bad press, but behind the headlines the accountancy profession demonstrates a quiet.... read more

Ministry of Finance gets regulatory claws into South African profession

  • Author: Paul Golden
  • Published: 5 Dec 2014

Advocates of industry regulation in South Africa will have taken heart from recent developments, although the shape of the new regulator remains to.... read more

The British profession's not for EU-turning

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 5 Nov 2014

The UK's love-hate relationship with Europe, the implementation of the EU audit reform, Tesco's accounting affair, carbon reporting and more. It's.... read more

Scotland’s independence nay

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Oct 2014

After three years of debate, Scotland finally turned down the opportunity to become an independent country through a referendum. As the.... read more

Singapore: Rising star confronts stage fright

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 1 Oct 2014

If Singapore is to continue to be a magnet for business activity in the Asia-Pacific region, the quality of its financial reporting, audit function.... read more

Colombia: Chronicle of a success foretold

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 4 Sep 2014

An era of fundamental change has been initiated to modernise the Colombian profession and bring it into line with international standards. However.... read more

Brazil survey: An ambiguous legacy

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 29 Aug 2014

Despite reaching third place in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Brazil mourns an ambiguous event on home soil. Vincent Huck reports on how the accountancy.... read more

Country survey: USA’s ins and outs

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 1 Aug 2014

While facing an alleged competency crisis at home, the USA accountancy profession looks forward to greater presence on the international stage,.... read more

Cuba: Accountancy profession key to opening up economy

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 31 Jul 2014

A new law aimed at luring foreign investment into Cuba may bring unprecedented opportunities for the accountancy profession, but pose further.... read more

India survey: Challenges in a changing environment

  • Author: Paul Golden
  • Published: 4 Jul 2014

A new government, new legislation and a new regulator are just some of the reasons why 2014 has become an interesting year for the accounting.... read more

German profession looks forward to a more settled future

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Jun 2014

With regulatory changes at national and European level, professional bodies divided in a fight for power, a struggle to attract young talent, and.... read more

World Survey 2014: The quest for transparency

  • Published: 7 Apr 2014

Carlos Martin Tornero and Vincent Huck interview industry leaders about key issues facing the profession, encompassing transparency, public sector.... read more

Canada survey: strength in unity

  • Author: Paul Golden
  • Published: 28 Mar 2014

After more than two years of intensive negotiations, unification of the 40 separate entities within the Canadian accounting profession under a.... read more

France survey: Shake the dust from the profession

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Feb 2014

Accountancy in France has an old-fashioned image problem that is being rectified by bringing the profession’s influencers together to speak with a.... read more

Brazil survey: Ever the optimist

  • Author: Paul Golden
  • Published: 23 Dec 2013

While the country continues to face considerable economic challenges and concerns over the slow pace of reform persist, those involved in the.... read more

Amid prolific regulation green shoots of recovery offer hope for the Emerald Isle

  • Author: Paul Golden
  • Published: 2 Dec 2013

Concerns over the economy remain despite signs of a tentative recovery, but an equally pressing issue for the Irish accounting profession is the.... read more

Profession without prejudice brings pride to UK business and economy

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 31 Oct 2013

Two hundred years on from the publication of the iconic novel Carlos Martin Tornero discovers accountants who are thriving in an atmosphere of.... read more

India prepares for growth and change

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 27 Sep 2013

Despite a significant slowdown the Indian economy continues to grow and the accountancy profession is growing with it. With important legislative.... read more


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