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First meeting held between Japanese and Italian accounting standard setters

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Feb 2017

The Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) held a joint meeting with Italian standard-setter Organismo Italiano di Contabilità (OIC). The.... read more

KPMG: Cybersecurity is the biggest internal audit risk in 2017

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Feb 2017

The focus for internal auditors should be on cybersecurity, according to the report; KPMG Internal Audit; Top 10 Considerations for 2017.. read more

IPSASB releases accounting standard IPSAS 40

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Feb 2017

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) today issued the accounting standard IPSAS 40.. read more

News brief: Former IASB vice-chairman becomes chair of Corporate Reporting Dialogue

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Feb 2017

Ian Mackintosh, former vice-chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), has been announced as the new chair of Corporate.... read more

News brief: Doing Business in Russia Guide released by MGI GNK Group

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 31 Jan 2017

MGI Worldwide member, MGI GNK Group, based in Moscow, has released a new version of their guide to Doing Business in Russia.. read more

IESBA completes first major phase of Code of Ethics restructure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Jan 2017

Restructuring the international Code of Ethics enters its final stage as its first phase is completed, announced the International Ethics Standards.... read more

Make USA GAAP great again not a new motto, Hoogervorst tells ECON

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 26 Jan 2017

The IASB chairman Hans Hoogervorst and IFRS Foundation Trustees chairman Michel Prada met with newly re-elected chairman of the Committee on.... read more

News Brief: push for accrual accounting in the Middle East

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 23 Jan 2017

The International Arab Society of Certified Accountants (IASCA) said it was committed to support and promote adoption of the International Public.... read more

News brief: International Valuation Standards Council launches new global standards

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 18 Jan 2017

The International Valuation Council (IVSC) has launched new global standards, IVS 2017, for the valuation profession.. read more

Palestinian University accredited by Arab Society of Certified Accountants

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 18 Jan 2017

The Palestine Technical University (PTS) of Khadoorie has been accredited by the Arab Society of Certified Accountants as a certified examination.... read more

A not so “global” world when it comes to “global” standards

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 17 Jan 2017

One would think that in this so called globalised world, every day more digital thus dematerialised, the physical location of the headquarters of a.... read more

News brief: IFRS Foundation trustees appoint Tom Scott as IASB member

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 12 Jan 2017

IFRS Foundation trustees have appointed Tom Scott as a board member to the IASB.. read more

News brief: Belarus adopts IFRS and IAS

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 6 Jan 2017

Belarus has adopted IFRS and IAS effective 1 January 2017.. read more

Sustainability reporting and corporate governance round up

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 16 Dec 2016

Latest news in sustainability reporting and corporate governance. read more

News brief: EFRAG appoints vice-president

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 16 Dec 2016

Andreas Barckow, president of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (ASCG), has been appointed vice-president of the board of the European.... read more

TCFD recommendations for climate related disclosure released

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 16 Dec 2016

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has published its first set of recommendations, which focuses on voluntary,.... read more

Tim Mohin elected as new chief executive of GRI

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 15 Dec 2016

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) announced its new chief executive, Tim Mohin, effective from 16 January 2017. He takes over Eric Hespenheide.... read more

Impact of Brexit and USA election on standard setting

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 12 Dec 2016

The chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), Hans Hoogervorst, has outlined the IASB’s work plans for the immediate future.... read more

Ivory Coast adopts accrual accounting public sector

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 Dec 2016

Ivory Coast has adopted accrual accounting standard based on International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), effective 1 January 2017,.... read more

FEE celebrates 30th years anniversary with a rebranding and change in leadership

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 8 Dec 2016

The Federation of European Accountants (FEE) has rebranded into Accountancy Europe and welcomed a new president.. read more


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