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Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation announces $4m investment over the next three years

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 25 Jul 2017

The Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation (TAG-Org) held its annual general meeting this month, during which Abu-Ghazaleh announced the launch of the.... read more

News brief, appointment: IFRS Foundation, UK FRC and USA SEC

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 24 Jul 2017

The IFRS Foundation has appointed Nili Shah as its executive technical director, effective in October 2017.. read more

ESMA identifies improvements in financial information enforcement

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 21 Jul 2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has identified three areas where national competent authorities (NCAs) can improve financial.... read more

The consultative advisory group of IPSASB elects its first chair

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 21 Jul 2017

The consultative advisory group (CAG) of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has elected Thomas Müller-Marqués.... read more

USA standards setter urged by politicians and securities officials to introduce country-by-country tax reporting

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Jul 2017

Members of the USA House of Representatives and members of the SEC's Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) have separately sent a letter to the.... read more

SAICA launches student leadership competition

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 20 Jul 2017

SAICA has launched a leadership competition for students of a BCom CA (SA) qualification at a SAICA accredited institution.. read more

Few UK businesses are making plans for life after Brexit, ICAEW’s research finds

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 20 Jul 2017

Twenty nine percent of UK businesses have made plans for life after Brexit while 43% have conducted meetings discussing the opportunities and risks.... read more

Five African PAOs join auditors general initiative for professionalisation of public sector accounting and auditing

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Jul 2017

Five African professional accounting organisations (PAOs) have joined the Interim Oversight Board (IOB) of the African Organisation of.... read more

Accountants shouldn’t exploit tax regulation loopholes, Accountancy Europe opines

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Jul 2017

Accountants shouldn’t devise and promote tax planning structures or arrangements that are designed to achieve a different result than what is.... read more

FTSE 350 audit quality levels on the rise in UK FRC annual report

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 Jul 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has released its 2016/2017 annual report highlighting the regulators projects and actions taken.. read more

AICPA and Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants to hold joint summit in Caribbean

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 19 Jul 2017

The American Institute of CPAs and the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) have announced that they will host their first.... read more

ASEAN Federation of Accountants annual report reveals membership increases

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 Jul 2017

The ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA) has released its 2016 Annual Report which has revealed an increase in membership between 2012 and 2016.... read more

Users of financial reports believe alternative performance measures are useful to assess company’s performance as a supplement to GAAP measures in New Zealand, XRB survey suggests

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 19 Jul 2017

Eighty eight percent of users of financial information in New Zealand believe that alternative performance measures (APMs) are useful or sometimes.... read more

South African Institute finds new auditor’s report more informative and transparent

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 18 Jul 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has published a report providing an overview and analysis of the first batch of.... read more

Number of audit firms fall as accountancy body membership rises

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Jul 2017

Half a million accountancy professionals worldwide are now members of the UK and Ireland accountancy bodies but the number of registered audit.... read more

Professionals welcome UK government’s delay of Making Tax Digital but concerns remain

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Jul 2017

The UK Government has delayed its plans for the digital transformation of the tax system (MTD) after professional bodies, businesses and MPs raised.... read more

AICPA launches consultation on draft disclosure framework for valuation professionals

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 17 Jul 2017

Ahead of the launch of its certification in the valuation of financial instruments (CVFI), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.... read more

UK FRC issues revision to auditing standard

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 17 Jul 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued revision to ISA (UK) 250 – consideration of laws and regulations in an audit of financial.... read more

CA Sri Lanka publishes supplementary guide to integrated reporting

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 17 Jul 2017

CA Sri Lanka and the Integrated reporting Council of Sri Lanka (IRCSL) have published a supplementary guide to integrated reporting for preparers.. read more

CIPFA and IFAC launch public sector financial accountability index

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Jul 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) along with the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) have announced the.... read more


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