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Investment professionals reveal increasing concerns about geopolitical risks

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 17 Mar 2017

According to a survey by the CFA Institute, there has been increased concern over the effect of geopolitical risk in the investment profession,.... read more

Needs and challenges highlighted by ACCA Kazakhstan in Astana conference

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 16 Mar 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Kazakhstan highlighted the needs and challenges of regulation in global financial.... read more

ETAF calls for an EU Code of Conduct for tax intermediaries

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 13 Mar 2017

Answering and EU Commission’s consultation on tax planning, the European Tax Advisor Federation (ETAF) has called for an EU Code of Conduct for tax.... read more

IFIAR announces decline in audit firm inspection findings

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Mar 2017

The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) has released their 2016 Inspection Findings Survey revealing a decline in audit.... read more

Outdated legal frameworks and lack of translation challenges for IFRS implementation in the MENA region

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 9 Mar 2017

Greater regional collaboration between professional accountancy organisations in the Middle East and North Africa is the key to address challenges.... read more

FIDEF new executive director takes office

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 3 Mar 2017

director of the International Federation of Francophone Accountants (FIDEF).. read more

ICAS issues new guide on financial reporting standards for small and micro entities

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 2 Mar 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has issued guidance to help small and micro companies to apply the new financial.... read more

CPA Canada president appointed to the National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 1 Mar 2017

CPA Canada CEO and president Joy Thomas has been appointed along with 14 other individuals as members of National Steering Committee on Financial.... read more

Increased scrutiny on overlooked risks could boost internal audit confidence, IIA says

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 27 Feb 2017

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) North America has urged for more scrutiny on four often overlooked risk areas, where strong leadership.... read more

Brazilian lawyers and accountants meet ahead of NOCLAR implementation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Feb 2017

As Brazil prepares to adopt the IESBA’s framework of standards to respond to non-compliance with laws and regulations (NOCLAR), Brazilian lawyers,.... read more

GRI and integrated reporting make strides in India

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Feb 2017

An official circular by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and a linkage document released by the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) put.... read more

Senior partner of HLB Indian member firm becomes president of the institute

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 16 Feb 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has appointed Nilesh Vikamsey as president and Naveen N.D.Gupta as vice-president for year.... read more

South African professional body concerned over new financial bill

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Feb 2017

The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) has questioned the constitutionality of the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment.... read more

ACCA President’s Debate in Brussels, ‘Accounting for public goods’ discussed

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 15 Feb 2017

During the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants’ (ACCA’s) President’s Debate, in Brussels, both EU and global stakeholders discussed.... read more

IMA officially opens UK Chapter

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Feb 2017

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has officially opened its UK Chapter with an inauguration conference which took place on 3 February.. read more

ACCA and CAT study shows demand for accountants over Brexit process

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 14 Feb 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (CAT) have published a study showing that.... read more

Key highlights of India Union Budget 2017

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Feb 2017

The Union Budget 2017 for India was presented in Parliament on 1 February by finance minister Arun Jaitley.. read more

CIPFA and ICAB sign MoU to strengthen public financial management in Bangladesh

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Feb 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) signed a.... read more

First meeting held between Japanese and Italian accounting standard setters

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Feb 2017

The Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) held a joint meeting with Italian standard-setter Organismo Italiano di Contabilità (OIC). The.... read more


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