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Australian charities struggle with complex financial reporting burden

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

Australian charities have an overly complex and inconsistent financial reporting regime which is failing to promote accountability or efficiency.... read more

Eric Hansen elected chair of the American Institute of CPAs

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

Eric Hansen has been elected chair of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), effective February 2018.. read more

Quality of corporate reporting in the UK could do with improvement, the regulator has warned

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Annual Review of Corporate Reporting has found that the standard remains good in general but the quality.... read more

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh joins Chartered Accountants Worldwide

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 24 Oct 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) has become an associate member of Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW).. read more

Canadian regulator finds half of companies experienced a cyberattack last year

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Oct 2017

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), the umbrella organization of Canada’s provincial and territorial securities regulators, survey has.... read more

Environmental, social and governance factors increasingly on investors’ mind

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Oct 2017

A CFA Institute global survey has found that investors are using more environmental social and corporate governance (ESG) factors in their.... read more

Vice president of the Spanish securities regulator appointed chair of the EU’s Corporate Reporting Standing Committee

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Oct 2017

Ana Martínez-Pina, vice president of the National Securities Market Commission, the Spanish government agency responsible for the financial.... read more

PKF Liberia audit manager takes the helm of local PAO with high ambitions

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 19 Oct 2017

The Liberia Institute of Certified Public Accounts (LICPA) elected Steven Seimavula, an audit manager at PKF Liberia, as their new president.. read more

South African institute to fund independent inquiry into KPMG staff’s conduct

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 19 Oct 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has announced it will fund an independent inquiry into the alleged misconduct of.... read more

Sanders and Warren amongst USA Senators to call on standard setter to consider country-by-country reporting

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Oct 2017

Eight USA Senators, including prominent Democrat figures Elizabeth Warren and Bernard Sanders, have sent a letter to the Financial Accounting.... read more

UK workers under unethical pressure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Oct 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has commissioned research into workplace ethics which has found that 66% of people in the.... read more

Former PwC partner and IFAC member joins valuation standard setter board of trustees

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Oct 2017

The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC), the global standard setter for valuation practice and the valuation profession, has appointed.... read more

Young workers are at risk of automation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

Young workers are facing increasing challenges in the rise of automation as 30% of jobs in the financial and insurance industry is expected to.... read more

EY UK and senior partner sanctioned over Tech Data audit misconduct

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

EY UK and its senior statutory auditor and engagement partner Julian Gray have been fined and sanctioned after admitting misconduct over the audit.... read more

Anti-Fraud Collaboration releases case study to explore root causes and impacts

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

The Anti-Fraud Collaboration has released a fictional case study on how global fraud situations unfold to help professionals tackle the issue.. read more

FRC provides advice on preparing 2017/2018 annual reports

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Oct 2017

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has written to companies highlighting key areas for improvement when preparing annual reports for 2017/2018.... read more

IIRC to release guidance to address Integrated Reporting implementation challenges

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Oct 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has announced that it will release guidance to address implementation challenges of.... read more

South Africa loses the top spot in global rankings for auditing standards

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Oct 2017

South Africa has lost the top spot in its strength of auditing and reporting standards in the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report of.... read more

CPA Australia board first meeting outlines priorities to rebuild reputation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 Oct 2017

CPA Australia new board has held its first meeting since being elected following the string of of controversies leading to the CEO' departure.. read more

Use of carbon pricing in business plan on the rise globally

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Oct 2017

Applying a monetary value to carbon emissions is being increasingly taken into account by major multinationals, according to a research by.... read more


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