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Italian antitrust authority fines Big Four total of $26.6m for restrictive competition

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

Italy’s antitrust authority has sanctioned the Big Four for €23.7m ($26.6m) altogether, following a violation of Article 101 of the Treaty on the.... read more

FASB vice chair Kroeker reappointed

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has reappointment James Kroeker as vice chairman of the Financial Accounting.... read more

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants open

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants 2018 (WCOA 2018) have opened. The congress will take place in Sydney, Australia, which last.... read more

IESBA launches public survey on audit fees

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

The International Ethics Standards Board of Accountants (IEBSA) has launched a public survey on the level of fees charged by audit firms.. read more

Make Brexit better than Canadian free trade agreement, Scottish institute argues

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 15 Nov 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has urged the UK Government to secure a better Brexit deal than the new Comprehensive.... read more

UK advisory group calls to increase corporate reporting on social impacts

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Nov 2017

An independent advisory group set up by the UK government has called for the government and the UK FRC to explore how best to encourage UK.... read more

Lack of career progression opportunities a challenge to talent retention in SMPs

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Nov 2017

Growth and professional development are the top attracting factors to the profession but it is seen as limited for young professionals working in.... read more

Bidcorp reappoints KPMG South Africa as external auditor despite recent scandals

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 14 Nov 2017

Bidcorp, a multinational food-service group, has reappointed KPMG South Africa as its external auditor despite the recent scandals surrounding the.... read more

IFAC’s future in international audit standard setting in the balance

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

The Monitoring Group, a group of international financial institutions and regulatory
bodies responsible for the overall governance of the.... read more

A new guidance paper helps directors understand financial reporting obligations

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) have launched a joint.... read more

PCAOB and Irish Audit Regulator sign cooperative agreement

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA) have signed a cooperative.... read more

East and Southern African Associations of Accountants General joins regional initiative for public sector accounting and auditing

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

The Organisation of English-speaking African Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E) and the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) have.... read more

Reappointment of Bob Dohrer to IAASB board

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 8 Nov 2017

RSM has announced that their global leader for quality and risk Bob Dohrer has been reappointed for a second three-year term to the International.... read more

The Governance Institute releases guidance on GDPR data responsibilities

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 8 Nov 2017

ICSA, the Governance Institute, has released guidance to improve board awareness of the implications of the EU General Data Protection Regulation.... read more

FBK Grant Thornton joins GRI's gold community

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 7 Nov 2017

Grant Thornton Russian member firm FBK Grant Thornton has become a GRI gold community member.​. read more

CA ANZ reports drop in revenues but rise in membership

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 7 Nov 2017

The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand institute (CA ANZ) has published its annual report 2017, highlighting revenues of $6.77m, down.... read more

ACCA regrets slow adoption globally of accrual accounting in the public sector

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has published a new report which considers the current state of the adoption of.... read more

GRI about to launch a report on non-financial and diversity information

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

General Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Europe used a webinar to present the results of a project that has.... read more

South African institute's independent panel inquiry into KPMG South Africa staff appointed

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

The South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has released the names on the independent panel members who will look into alleged.... read more

Analysis: IFAC’s role in international audit standards setting could be scrapped

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The Monitoring Group, which oversees the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), will release a public consultation laying out several.... read more


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