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Financial risk and Climate related risk can be disclosed using the same standards

  • Published: 19 Mar 2018

IFRS can already be used by companies to report on climate related risk, according to a report by the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB).. read more

Revised audit reporting standards improves transparency and corporate reporting, finds ACCA

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Mar 2018

Updated auditor reporting standards have improved quality of information for investors, governance and financial reporting, according to a report.... read more

IFIAR report seeks further improvement in audit engagements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Mar 2018

The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) has published its sixth inspection findings report, which surveyed its members’.... read more

IASB calls for applicants to join management commentary consultative group

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Mar 2018

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has called for application to the management commentary consultative group which will make.... read more

Interim Nominating Committee set up to select next IAASB chair

  • Published: 9 Mar 2018

An interim Nominating Committee (INC) to select the chair of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) for the 2019-2021.... read more

EU Commission proposes to broadened EFRAG's remit to sustainable issues

  • Published: 8 Mar 2018

The European Commission has unveiled its strategy for a financial system that supports the EU's climate and sustainable development agenda, which.... read more

ACCA and Irish college sign partnership agreement

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Mar 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Trinity Business School of Trinity College Dublin in Ireland have signed a.... read more

African regulators set up regional forum

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

Regulators from 11 African countries have set up the African Forum of Independent Accounting and Auditing Regulators (AFIAAR), with the first.... read more

Environmental, social and governance reporting on the rise

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting trends are on the rise, according to a report by the World Business Council for Sustainable.... read more

The Reporting Exchange now available in simplified Chinese

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Reporting Exchange, an online platform to help businesses navigate the confusing.... read more

Accountancy Europe releases position paper on sustainable finance in the EU

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

Ahead of the upcoming consultation by the European Commission on the fitness of the EU corporate reporting framework, Accountancy Europe has.... read more

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

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