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North American professional bodies renew mutual recognition agreement amid NAFTA heated negotiations

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Nov 2017

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has renewed  a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) with peers from Mexico and Canada recognizing the "close.... read more

USA audit committees increasingly transparent on oversight of external audit

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

An increasing number of USA company audit committees are voluntarily providing wider disclosures about their oversight of external auditors to.... read more

BP appoints first black female CEO

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

Chartered accountant Priscillah Mabelane has taken over as BP Southern Africa (BPSA) CEO from Daniel Odogwu, in September.. read more

IPSASB looks to bridge the social benefits gap in accounting standards for the public sector

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has released for comment an exposure draft addressing accounting for the.... read more

Artificial intelligence should be a key concern for the future of internal auditors

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

Technology is advancing rapidly and internal auditors should be concerned about how artificial intelligence (AI) could affect their roles, but not.... read more

TCFD and Bank of England conference to help businesses in their first steps towards climate related disclosure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

The Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) and the Bank of England  held a conference outlining how companies across sectors are.... read more

Baker Tilly International elects new chairman

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 31 Oct 2017

Baker Tilly International’s board of directors has elected the immediate past chairman of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Timothy Christen.... read more

EFRAG and OIC Conference in Rome

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 31 Oct 2017

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) and the Organismo Italiano di Contabilita` (OIC) organised a stakeholders conference in.... read more

Japanese institute advocates for integrated reports

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 30 Oct 2017

Japanese companies have recently started to place a high value on investors that make investments from a mid- to long- term perspective, and as a.... read more

SEC approves enhanced auditor’s reporting model

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 30 Oct 2017

The USA Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved a Public Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) rule that requires significant.... read more

EFRAG appointed its new board members

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 27 Oct 2017

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) General Assembly has appointed the new EFRAG board members, who will commence their term on.... read more

GRI standards gaining traction in their first year

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 27 Oct 2017

Celebrating the one year anniversary of its standards, GRI has looked back with satisfaction at its roll out initiative, with 150 organisations.... read more

IFAC CEO to step down in 2018

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 27 Oct 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has announced that its CEO Fayezul Choudhury will step down at the end of 2018.. read more

Only a few Brazilian listed companies have an audit committee

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

The Institute of Independent Auditors of Brazil (Ibracon) has conducted a research on audit committees of listed companies in Brazil and found that.... read more

Sustainability reporting improves overall but balancing requirements with stakeholder needs remains a challenge

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Progress has been made in sustainable corporate reporting and disclosure, but there is rising pressure to balance stakeholder needs with the.... read more

Companies speed towards embedding low carbon goals into long term business plans

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Companies including the world’s largest multinationals are increasingly embedding low carbon goals into their long term business plans, according.... read more

Canadian businesses on the verge of a digital revolution

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Fi­nan­cial Ex­ec­u­tives In­ter­na­tional Canada (FEI Canada), a networking association for financial executives, has re­leased a white pa­per on.... read more

Preliminary report calls Big Four a “cartel-like group”

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

The Maturity Institute, a not for profit company which rates how well organizations are performing today and the probability that they will.... read more

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


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