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Kevin Dancey appointed as IFAC CEO

  • Published: 5 Mar 2018

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has selected Kevin Dancey as its next chief executive officer.. read more

Indian institute call for actions over alleged fraud at state-run bank

  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

Following the alleged fraud of state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB), which came to light 14 February this year, the disciplinary directorate of The.... read more

Scottish and USA institutes sign mutual recognition agreement

  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the National.... read more

Institute of internal auditors calls for internal audit to be scrutinised

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIIA) has called for internal audit to be accountable to the UK Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC).... read more

Risk management crucial to effective strategic leadership, says ACCA

  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

Company boards should focus on risk assessment, reporting and control to align with governance policies and objectives, because appropriate risk.... read more

ACCA supports regulatory approach to initial coin offerings

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Feb 2018

While blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies are developing there needs to be a balance between regulation, risk management and innovation,.... read more

KPMG and Deloitte give lacklustre evidence to UK Committee hearing on Carillion’s fall

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 23 Feb 2018

The role of KPMG and Deloitte as external and internal auditor respectively of failed giant construction company Carillion came under heavy.... read more

Unilever fully discloses its entire palm oil supply chain

  • Published: 22 Feb 2018

Unilever has publicly disclosed the suppliers of its palm oil to increase transparency in its supply chain.. read more

FCA calls for comment on tech-smart reporting

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Feb 2018

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has called for comment on the use of technology to improve regulation efficiency and help businesses to.... read more

Auditors’ role in tackling financial crime

  • Published: 20 Feb 2018

Accountancy Europe has released frequently asked questions explaining the role of the auditor in tackling financial crime, the legal basis of their.... read more

OECD launches consultation on misuse of residence by investment schemes

  • Published: 20 Feb 2018

The OECD has launched a consultation on the misuses of residence by investment (RBI) schemes for tax evasion/avoidance purposes.. read more

Veritas Capital acquires PwC USA public sector advisory business

  • Published: 19 Feb 2018

An affiliate of Veritas Capital, a private equity investment firm, has acquired PwC USA public sector advisory business.. read more

USA SEC appoints chief accountant in division of corporation finance

  • Published: 19 Feb 2018

The USA Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed Kyle Moffatt as chief accountant in the division of corporation finance.. read more

UK’s digital and culture secretary urges businesses and charities to prepare for stronger data protection laws

  • Published: 19 Feb 2018

Fewer than half of UK businesses and charities are aware of data protection laws four months before they come into force, according to research.. read more

Indian tax reform disrupted businesses: IFAC Survey finds

  • Published: 15 Feb 2018

Around 64% of Indians surveyed believe that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout led to a disruption among the businesses community across the.... read more

ACCA calls for open and honest debate about quality of audit

  • Published: 15 Feb 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has published a guide, ‘Tenets of a quality audit’ highlighting the features that a.... read more

Countries must strengthen tax systems to meet Sustainable Development Goals

  • Published: 15 Feb 2018

The IMF, the OECD, the United Nations and World Bank Group have called on governments to strengthen and increase the effectiveness of their tax.... read more

EFAA launch survey on audit and alternatives to audit

  • Published: 14 Feb 2018

The European Federation of Accountants and Auditors (EFAA) has launched a survey on audit and alternatives to audit for European small and.... read more

Finance function in Indian company evolving from cost to management accounting

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Feb 2018

The role of the finance function in Indian company is evolving to include new responsibilities in addition to the traditional limited to the remit.... read more

UK MPs on Carillion collapse: Big Four feasted on soon to be carcass

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Feb 2018

The UK’s Work and Pension Committee has published the responses of the Big Four to their queries on each of the firms’ involvement with Carillion.... read more

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