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News update: Indian Ministry sets road map for Ind AS adoption

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 23 Feb 2015

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has ruled and published a road map for adoption of the Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS), which are.... read more

The importance of being IASB chairman: Hoogervorst tackles Swiss IFRS-shy companies quoting Oscar Wilde

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Feb 2015

Taking advantage of an IFRS Foundation Trustees' stakeholder event in Zurich, and quoting Irish poet Oscar Wilde, IASB chairman Hans Hoogervorst.... read more

Brazilian profession travels to Argentina to strengthen IFRS in the region

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Feb 2015

In a two day meeting held in Buenos Aires, The Federal Accounting Council (CFC) president Jose Martonio Alves Coelho met with his Argentinian.... read more

Government financial transparency could be helped by private auditors: Muller-Marques Berger

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 23 Jan 2015

In the backdrop of the 2014 World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) in Rome, International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) member.... read more

IFRS Foundation appoints trustee

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 21 Jan 2015

The IFRS Foundation has appointed Kurt Schacht as a trustee, effective immediately. His tenure will expire on 31 December 2017 and will be.... read more

WCOA Rome: High expectations ahead of Integrated Reporting debate in Rome

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 12 Nov 2014

Rome, Italy (WCOA 2014). Global accountancy stakeholders will debate Integrated Reporting (IR) next Thursday on a plenary session entitled.... read more

Profession concerned over “too rosy” EU banks stress tests results

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Oct 2014

The European Central Bank’s (ECB) comprehensive assessment into the Eurozone’s biggest banks brought assurance to investors but leaves the.... read more

News update: EITI reconsiders Azerbaijan’s compliance to its standard

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 Oct 2014

Following growing concerns on pressures from the Azeri authorities on Azerbaijan’s civil society, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.... read more

EITI adds members and accepts UK and Colombia as candidates

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 15 Oct 2014

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) has recognized Indonesia and Chad as its full members. The initiative also recognized the.... read more

US legislators oppose accrual-based accounting

  • Author: Steffen Muller
  • Published: 12 Sep 2014

The majority of the U.S. House of Representatives have urged the House leadership to not promote accrual-based accounting for tax purposes.. read more

Integrated reporting a “maiden effort” for Malaysian companies

  • Author: Steffen Muller
  • Published: 2 Sep 2014

Malaysia’s companies are considering using the framework of International Integrated Reporting Council’s (IIRC) to produce integrated reports.. read more

US investors renew call for audit partner disclosure

  • Author: Steffen Muller
  • Published: 27 Aug 2014

The US Council of Institutional Investors (CII) has urged the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) to pursue the inclusion of an.... read more

Indian public sector enterprises ready to IFRS convergence

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 27 Aug 2014

India's state-owned companies should join the country's businesses in adopting IFRS to increase their competitiveness in the global market, the.... read more

Colombia eyes adoption of international audit standards

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 26 Aug 2014

Colombian standard-setting body will recommend the government the adoption of the standards issued by the International Auditing and Assurance.... read more

Debate on integrated reporting assurance steps up a gear

  • Author: Steffen Muller
  • Published: 22 Aug 2014

The accountancy profession have been called to participate in the ongoing global debate on assurance on integrated reporting at a forum in.... read more

CIPFA signs MoU with Ghanaian professional body

  • Author: Steffen Muller
  • Published: 21 Aug 2014

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG) have signed a Memorandum.... read more

Disclosure rule change to affect AIM-listed companies auditor's report

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 20 Aug 2014

Changes to the rule on information disclosure that companies listed in London Stock Exchange's AIM market should apply came into effect on 11.... read more

IESBA proposes five-year cooling-off period for audit partners

  • Author: Steffen Muller
  • Published: 20 Aug 2014

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) has issued for public comment proposals to strengthen auditor independence by.... read more

Argentina’s default sparks fresh call for accrual accounting

  • Published: 13 Aug 2014

In light of Argentina’s recent default of its debt the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has reiterated the importance of accrual.... read more


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