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GRI publishes draft standard for greater tax transparency

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has published a draft standard for public comment aimed at promoting greater transparency on companies’.... read more

IRBA appoints operations director

  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

The independent regulatory board for auditors (IRBA) has appointed Nitasha Naicker as its director of operations.. read more

ICAN joins Chartered Accountants Worldwide

  • Published: 13 Dec 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants Nigeria (ICAN) has become the twelfth member to join Chartered Accountants Worldwide.. read more

SEC takes aim Chinese firms’ audit information over lack of access

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 12 Dec 2018

The ability of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) to inspect the work of Chinese audit firms is a ‘significant current issue’,.... read more

IAESB appoints new chair

  • Published: 11 Dec 2018

The International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) has appointed Anne-Marie Vitale as its chair, effective 1 January 2019.. read more

FRC publishes governance code following repeating corporate failures

  • Published: 10 Dec 2018

UK executive remuneration structures are to take into account pay and conditions elsewhere in the company from 2019, after the Financial Reporting.... read more

AICPA and NASBA renew MRA with Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand

  • Published: 7 Dec 2018

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) have renewed a Mutual Recognition.... read more

FRC criticises ‘inconsistent’ audit work on Other Information

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 6 Dec 2018

Auditors’ work on the Other Information (OI) section of company reports outside of the financial statements do not meet the requirements of.... read more

Group taxation in Hungary: brand new opportunities for domestic companies

  • Published: 4 Dec 2018

In principle, every Hungarian domestic taxpayer has to pay its own corporate income tax. However, thanks to the increasing worldwide tax.... read more

ACCA proposes redrafting audit standards

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 4 Dec 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has proposed that the International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) should be drafted using.... read more

Former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch charged with fraud

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Nov 2018

Former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch has been charged with fraud in the US, over a number of offences, including making false and misleading statements.... read more

IFRS Foundation Trustees adjust chair terms in constitution

  • Published: 29 Nov 2018

The trustees of the IFRS Foundation have amended the foundation’s constitution by adjusting the appointment terms for the trustee chair and.... read more

US regulators plan changes to CPA licensure model

  • Published: 29 Nov 2018

Leaders from the accounting profession, regulators and other stakeholders have revealed talks are ongoing in an effort to change the US CPA.... read more

CPA Canada signs MoU with ICAI

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 27 Nov 2018

CPA Canada and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India have signed a memorandum of understanding.. read more

ICAEW: Making Tax digital should not be mandatory

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 22 Nov 2018

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales tax manager Anita Monteith has said that Making Tax Digital (MTD) should not be mandatory.... read more

ACCA: Public sector accountants more likely from disadvantaged backgrounds

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 22 Nov 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has found public sector accountants are more likely to come from disadvantaged.... read more

GRI publishes standards in Arabic

  • Published: 20 Nov 2018

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has published its Sustainability Reporting Standards in Arabic.. read more

PCAOB introduces 5 year plan

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 16 Nov 2018

The US Public Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has launched its five year plan and FY19 budget.. read more

ACCA Africa: Clear role for accountants to achieve SDGs

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 15 Nov 2018

The private sector operating across Africa is at the forefront of delivering the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a report from the.... read more

ICAEW and CPA Canada sign Reciprocal Membership Agreement

  • Published: 15 Nov 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and CPA Canada have signed a Reciprocal Membership Agreement (RMA), the first.... read more

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