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Singapore Accountancy Commission announces new board members from outside the Big Four

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 13 Apr 2017

The Singapore Ministry of Finance (MoF) has announced a number of changes to the board of the Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC), a statutory.... read more

Gender pay gap reporting requirements puts equality in the spotlight

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Apr 2017

A transparency initiative on the gender pay gap has led to reporting requirements being put into force from 5 April 2017. Private and voluntary.... read more

Patchy implementations of EU audit reform

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Apr 2017

An overview of the implementation of the European Union audit reform, which came into force last June, shows consistency among member states in.... read more

News brief: IFIAR opens headquarters in Tokyo

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Apr 2017

The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) has opened its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan and has held its first board meeting.. read more

Singaporean regulators and institutes release retail investors’ guide to enhanced auditor’s report

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 7 Apr 2017

To help investors understand the enhanced auditor report (EAR) which is implemented as of this year, The Singaporean regulators, the Accounting.... read more

PIOB approves extension of IAASB chairman’s term

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Apr 2017

Professor Arnold Schilder has had his term extended through 2018 as the chairman of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board.... read more

News briefs, sustainability: Natural Capital Coalition, GRI and UNCTAD

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 6 Apr 2017

Natural Capital Coalition launches toolkit for natural capital valuation

The Natural Capital Coalition in partnership with the World.... read more

News brief: Scottish cabinet secretary for finance calls for public services digital transformation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 31 Mar 2017

Scotland must enact digital transformation to encourage public service reform, according to the Scottish government’s cabinet secretary for.... read more

ICAEW creates further education opportunities for CFOs

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 31 Mar 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) will create further education opportunities for CFOs so that all finance.... read more

CIPFA to launch Brexit advisory commission

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 31 Mar 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has announced the launch of an independent advisory commission to look at the.... read more

CFOs launch Canadian Chapter of the Prince of Wales’s Accounting for Sustainability CFO Leadership Network

  • Author: TA Edirtorial
  • Published: 30 Mar 2017

Canadian CFOs have launched their national chapter of the Prince of Wales’s Accounting for Sustainability (A4S) CFO Leadership Network.. read more

Update on OECD Anti-Bribery Convention adoption in Argentina, Finland, UK and Italy

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Mar 2017

Progresses on anti-bribery laws are being made albeit slowly, according to recent publication by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and.... read more

CPA Canada fraud survey finds cybersecurity concerns linger

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Mar 2017

Businesses are believed to be working to protect personal information yet Canadians still have concerns about cybersecurity, according to a survey.... read more

News brief, appointment: James Dalkin appointed chair of IAASB’s advisory group

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 29 Mar 2017

The Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB) has approved the appointment of James Dalkin as chair of the Consultative Advisory Group (CAG) to the.... read more

Businesses should pay a decent wage suggest ACCA and Living Wage Foundation joint reports

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 28 Mar 2017

Beyond the public expectations for businesses to pay tax and be mindful of the environment, businesses are expected to respect their employees’.... read more

News brief: AAT signs Women in Finance Charter

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) in the UK has signed up to the UK HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter to encourage gender equality.. read more

News brief, appointment: Former CFO of the Crown Estate appointed chair of ACCA global forum for sustainability

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

John Lelliott, the former CFO of the Crown Estate, was appointed chair of the ACCA’s global forum for sustainability.. read more

IFAC survey reveals number one challenge for SMPs

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Mar 2017

Accountants around the world in small and medium sized practices are facing increased staffing challenges according to an IFAC Global survey of.... read more

Beware of complex accounting areas which can lead to fraud, CAQ report says

  • Published: 20 Mar 2017

The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) published a report to address the challenges of complex accounting with the aim of halting fraud and reducing.... read more

AAT South Africa to launch capacity building project to tackle unemployment

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 17 Mar 2017

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) in South Africa has announced it will offer the accounting technician qualification at five.... read more


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