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Professional learning should be redefined to develop future-ready professional accountants

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 23 May 2017

A solution to current disruptions in the global economy, politics and skills obsolescence, due to technological revolution, is professional.... read more

Italy’s experience reveals the extent of the challenge for the EU’s public sectors adoption of accrual accounting

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 23 May 2017

Despite the European Union’s (EU) aspirations, the move to European Public Sector Accounting Standards (EPSAS) may take more time and be more.... read more

Answers vary on the accountancy professions role in achieving UN global goals

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 23 May 2017

Members of Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW) were invited to a discussion earlier this week on the role of the profession in achieving the.... read more

SASB Foundation launches membership programme with educational purposes

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 22 May 2017

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Foundation has launched the SASB Alliance, a membership programme offering education and.... read more

FTSE 100 fail to provide ethical information to shareholders, according to CIIA

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 19 May 2017

The FTSE 100 is failing to provide shareholders with appropriate information on ethics, according to a research by the Chartered Institute of.... read more

Making Tax Digital tops the Accountex agenda

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 May 2017

Legislation for Making Tax Digital (MTD) was removed last month from the Finance Bill 2017, yet it has topped the agenda of the sixth edition of.... read more

Tax information exchange agreement signed between USA and Netherlands

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 May 2017

The USA government has signed a tax information exchange agreement with the Netherlands for income and taxes paid of multinational companies to be.... read more

CA Sri Lanka sign separate agreements with CIMA and local university in a bid to grow the profession

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 19 May 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) and a Memorandum of Understanding.... read more

AICPA suggests review of six regulations to reduce tax regulatory burdens

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 18 May 2017

As the USA Secretary of the Treasury looks at reviewing tax regulations to reduce regulatory burdens, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has.... read more

CA ANZ appoints transformation leader as CEO

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 18 May 2017

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) has appointed Rick Ellis, a transformation leader with a background from the IT industry,.... read more

IASB issues IFRS 17 in insurance accounting shake up

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 May 2017

The profession has welcomed IFRS 17, issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), however it warned of the complexity and cost of.... read more

CIPFA’s Brexit advisory commission recommends further reform and devolution post Brexit

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 18 May 2017

The independent Brexit advisory commission for public services, launched by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) in.... read more

IPSASB Biennial Review outlines developments and challenges in 2015-2016

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 May 2017

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has published its Biennial Review for the year 2015 – 2016 to summarise in.... read more

South African and Namibian institutes sign recognition of mutual agreement

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 15 May 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia (ICAN) have signed a recognition.... read more

ACCA and CA ANZ to co-locate their teams but say there is no M&A in sight

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 12 May 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) will co-locate their.... read more

The European Commission adopts initiatives to enhance the EU single market

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 May 2017

The European Commission (EC) has adopted three initiatives aiming at making the European Union (EU) single market work better for citizens and.... read more

A strong profession in Africa means a strong global profession, IFAC president Rachel Grimes says

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 May 2017

Kampala (Uganda) / London (UK). While attending the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) annual general meeting in Uganda, IFAC president.... read more

PAFA’s outgoing president assesses achievements under her tenure and lays down the priorities for the next board

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 May 2017

Kampala (Uganda) / London (UK). The Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) outgoing president Asmaa Resmouki, presented her president report,.... read more

Pan African Federation of Accountants elects new president and board

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 May 2017

Kampala (Uganda) / London (UK). The Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) has elected Koos du Toit, CEO of the Institute of Chartered.... read more

ACCA recommendations to tackle cognitive bias in audit

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 12 May 2017

The Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) has recommended changes to standard –setting, regulatory and audit process to tackle.... read more


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