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Sustainability reporting gathers momentum in Australia and New Zealand

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 8 Aug 2014

The volume and quality of sustainability reporting is on the rise in Australia and New Zealand, according to two reports recently published by the.... read more

EC consults on the impact of IFRS in the EU

  • Published: 8 Aug 2014

The European Commission (EC) has launched a public consultation on its International Accounting Standards (IAS) Regulation 1606/2002 which states.... read more

Singaporean profession expects costly implementation of integrated reporting

  • Author: Steffen Muller
  • Published: 8 Aug 2014

The Singaporean profession perceives cost as the dominant challenge of adopting integrated reporting, a joint survey conducted by the Institute of.... read more

AICPA consults on audit quality enhancement

  • Published: 7 Aug 2014

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has issued a discussion paper that outlines plans and perspectives of the.... read more

Institute of Internal Auditors proposes changes to its practices framework

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 6 Aug 2014

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) has proposed enhancements to its International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) in an effort to.... read more

IASB completes standard for financial instruments

  • Published: 29 Jul 2014

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has issued the final version of the standard on financial instruments accounting - IFRS 9.... read more

GRI appoints chief executive

  • Published: 23 Jul 2014

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has appointed Michael Meehan as the organisation’s chief executive, effective immediately.. read more

SAICA criticises ‘ballooning’ annual reports

  • Published: 11 Jul 2014

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has called on companies to provide less, but more relevant financial information to.... read more

Banks lag behind IFRS 9 implementation

  • Published: 10 Jul 2014

More than a third of banks surveyed by Big Four firm Deloitte have yet not started the implementation of IFRS 9 Financial Instruments, expected to.... read more

Nepal steps up efforts to adopt IFRS

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 9 Jul 2014

The Accounting Standards Board (ASB) of Nepal expects to adopt international financial reporting standards (IFRS) for listed multi-national.... read more

PCAOB finds former PwC partner guilty of audit standards violation

  • Author: IAB
  • Published: 8 Jul 2014

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has issued a disciplinary order against former PwC partner Randall Stone for violating PCAOB.... read more

Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors calls for organisational culture audit

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 7 Jul 2014

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) has called for both public and private sector boards to audit their organisations' corporate.... read more

ICAEW and PwC call for reform in European public finance accounting

  • Published: 26 Jun 2014

Weak accounting and financial reporting within Europe’s public sector are a major risk for European countries’ public finance, a joint report by.... read more

FAF appoints new member to its board of trustees

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 26 Jun 2014

The US Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has appointed Gary Bruebaker, a Washington State investment official, to its board of trustees,.... read more

Improved corporate reporting needed to boost infrastructure investments

  • Published: 25 Jun 2014

Traditional financial statements do not give investors the long term focus they need in their decision making, and improvements to corporate.... read more

Expert group to align Integrated Reporting with coexisting frameworks

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 17 Jun 2014

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has launched today the Corporate Reporting Dialogue (CRD) bringing together international.... read more

Analysis: Ex-SEC chairman Cox still a supporter of the IFRS mission

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 10 Jun 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) former chair Christopher Cox told The Accountant he remains a supporter of the IFRS mission although.... read more

Accountancy stakeholders call for improvement of IFRS 3

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 4 Jun 2014

In response to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) public consultation on IFRS 3: Business Combinations, the Association of.... read more

Singapore’s GAAP to mirror IFRS by 2018

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 3 Jun 2014

The Singapore Accounting Standards Council (ASC) chairman Michael Lim has pledged to launch a new reporting framework for Singapore listed.... read more

IFRS covers more than half of the world’s GDP: Hans Hoogervorst

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 30 May 2014

Following the release of the converged standard on revenue recognition, International Accounting Standard Board (IASB) chairman Hans Hoogervorst.... read more

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