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MEP complains of ‘Happy Meal’ of tax loopholes

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 19 Sep 2018

European tax laws need to be reformed to end a ‘Happy Meal’ of loopholes for American companies to escape paying taxes Green Party Member of.... read more

ACCA makes senior appointment to executive team

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 18 Sep 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has appointed Maggie McGhee as executive director- governance.. read more

IAASB appoints former PCAOB audit chief as new chair

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 17 Sep 2018

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has appointed Martin Baumann as its chair for a three-year term beginning 1.... read more

How an accounting loophole helped enable Lehman Brothers demise 10 years ago

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 14 Sep 2018

This year marks 10 years since financial services firm Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy in the US on Monday morning 15 September 2008. The date.... read more

ICAEW: More awareness needed for Making Tax Digital

  • Published: 13 Sep 2018

Over 40% of UK businesses that will be affected by Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT are unaware of the initiative, according to research by ICAEW.. read more

Grant Thornton global CEO appointed as chair for IMPACT2030

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 Sep 2018

Grant Thornton global CEO Peter Bodin has been appointed as IMPACT2030’s chair of the board.. read more

US CPA exam to be administrated in Europe

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 5 Sep 2018

The US Uniform CPA Examination is being expanded to test sites in England, Germany, Ireland and Scotland starting 1 October.. read more

ICAEW asks for patience in audit reform

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 5 Sep 2018

Michael Izza, chief executive of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, has warned the public to be ‘realistic’ about the.... read more

Australian Labor calls on ACCC to probe the Big Four on ‘cartel-like behaviour’

  • Published: 5 Sep 2018

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has been called on by the Labor party to investigate the Big Four over ‘cartel’ like.... read more

Tax reforms accelerating to boost investment

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 5 Sep 2018

Corporate income tax rates have continued to be reduced in Argentina, France, Latvia and the United States with an aim to boost investment, The.... read more

Audit chiefs see cybersecurity as biggest risk to business

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 Sep 2018

Cybersecurity is the biggest risk to organisations across the private and public sector, according to research conducted by Risk in Focus, a.... read more

OECD: Slovenia needs ‘comprehensive’ tax reforms

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 3 Sep 2018

Slovenia needs to comprehensively rebalance its tax mix away from employee social security contributions (SSCs) towards personal income tax and.... read more

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia joins inclusive framework

  • Published: 3 Sep 2018

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) becomes the 117th jurisdiction to join the Inclusive Framework on BEPS (IF).. read more

Hoogervorst: 200 multinational Japanese companies have implemented full IFRS standards

  • Published: 30 Aug 2018

Around 200 multinational Japanese companies, representing over 30% of the Tokyo Stock Exchanges total market capitalisation, have chosen to adopt.... read more

FASB issues changes to conceptual framework

  • Published: 29 Aug 2018

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has amended its definition of materiality, in an update to its conceptual framework.. read more

GRI updates water and effluents standard

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 28 Aug 2018

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has introduced disclosures that will make available information to assess companies’ exposure to water risks.. read more

Reports: Industry open to temporary client cap for Big Four

  • Published: 24 Aug 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and nine of the largest networks in the UK plan to suggest a temporary cap in.... read more

SASB: Quality trumps locations for sustainability disclosure

  • Published: 23 Aug 2018

The location of sustainability data disclosures is not as important as ensuring the data is of sufficient quality, The Sustainability Accounting.... read more

SEC adopts amendments to renovate update disclosure requirements

  • Published: 21 Aug 2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has voted to adopt amendments to certain disclosure requirements that have become duplicated,.... read more

PCAOB: deficiencies remain high in audits

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 21 Aug 2018

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has found a continued high number of audit deficiencies for brokers and dealers.. read more

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