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Deloitte Brazil first Big Four to admit violating quality control standards to the PCAOB

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 6 Dec 2016

Deloitte Brazilian member firm, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Auditores Independentes, will pay a record $8m civil penalty to settle charges including.... read more

News brief: Chair of IFRS advisory council reappointed for second term

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 5 Dec 2016

Joanna Perry was reappointed as chair of the IFRS advisory council for a second three-year term, effective 1 January 2017. she has been in the.... read more

Analysis: The big Brexit gamble and the profession

  • Author: Ana Gyorkos
  • Published: 26 Jun 2016

Brexit has multiple dimensions politically and economically and puts Britain in uncharted territory. It also has the same ramifications for the.... read more

European Commission to challenge Lease Accounting Standard suitability

  • Author: Brian Cantwell
  • Published: 24 Jun 2016

The European Commission has begun an assessment of whether the new international lease accounting standard, IFRS 16, will be conducive to the.... read more

Nordic Federation of Public Accountants launches consultation on audit standard for SMEs

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 10 Aug 2015

The Nordic Federation of Public Accountants (NRF) has released for consultation the Standard for Audits of Smaller Entities (SASE) which aims at.... read more

Jordan to adopt IPSAS

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 10 Aug 2015

Jordan’s government has passed a law for the implementation of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), according to local media.. read more

Deloitte launches IFRS research initiative

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 7 Aug 2015

Deloitte has appointed Alan Teixeira as global director of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) research to enhance the networks.... read more

CPA Ireland and Bangladeshi institute sign IPSAS qualification MoU

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 29 Jul 2015

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) have signed.... read more

European Commission reopens nominations for EFRAG presidency

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 29 Jun 2015

Wolf Klinz who had been nominated earlier this year to take the presidency of the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) had to step.... read more

IFRS in the EU a 10-year milestone

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 25 Jun 2015

The European Commission (EC) has published a report on the evaluation of its regulation on the application of the International Financial Reporting.... read more

FRC review of audit firm governance code finds room for improvement

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 21 May 2015

An assessment by the UK's Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of the 2010 audit firm governance code has praised its successes, but suggested more.... read more

SEC chief accountant unlikely to support further convergence efforts

  • Published: 12 May 2015

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)'s chief accountant James Schnurr has indicated that there is little interest for further and full.... read more

African profession launches standard setters’ forum

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 May 2015

Flic en Flac, Mauritius. Members of the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) have met in the back drop of the African Congress of.... read more

CPA Ireland head slams Irish tax system as "unfair"

  • Published: 30 Apr 2015

Newly elected Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) president Brian Purcell has criticised Ireland's tax system as "unfair", saying.... read more

Game of standards

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 24 Apr 2015

As the convergence process between IFRS and US GAAP reached a deadlock, newly appointed president of the French standards setter (ANC) Patrick de.... read more

Azerbaijan first country to be downgraded by EITI

  • Published: 22 Apr 2015

Azerbaijan has become the first country to be downgraded from compliant to candidate status by the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.... read more

Inter American profession launches Inter American Forum of Firms

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Apr 2015

The Interamerican Accounting Association has approved and launched the constitution of the Inter American Forum of Firms (IAFoF).. read more

US SEC balancing act between IFRS and US GAAP continues

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Mar 2015

Speaking at the Brooklyn Law School in New York City, US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioner Kara Stein said the IFRS versus US.... read more

Jordan makes first steps towards IPSAS implementation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Mar 2015

The Jordanian Ministry of Finance (MOF) has set up work teams to identify the requirements and mechanism of transition from cash-basis accounting.... read more

EU Accounting Directive in the UK: between a fine tuning and a revolution

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 3 Mar 2015

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has proposed amendments to the UK and Irish accounting standards in the lead up to the implementation of.... read more


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