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IRBA: 17% of JSE-listed companies rotate auditors in advance of MAFR

  • Published: 1 Apr 2019

Roughly 17% of Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) main board listed companies have already voluntarily rotated auditors—four years early from the.... read more

GRI receive support for tax transparency from investors

  • Published: 29 Mar 2019

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) recently endorsed the likelihood that taxes will be paid by businesses as common international practice after.... read more

GRI provides sustainable reporting opportunities in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

  • Published: 28 Mar 2019

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has provided technical input to guides produced by the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Colombo Stock Exchange.... read more

FRC sets out transitionary setup in 2019/2020 budget

  • Published: 27 Mar 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has revealed plans to step up the scope of its work on the quality of parts of audits which are.... read more

ECA sets out proposals to increase African tax revenues by $99bn

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Mar 2019

It is urgent for African countries to broaden their tax and revenue collection bases while leveraging technology to boost compliance and collection.... read more

Firms defend quarterly reporting despite Trump’s urging of the SEC to investigate benefits of semi-annual reports

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Mar 2019

A number of firms have defended the benefits of quarterly reporting, following a tweet by President Trump in August which called the US’ Securities.... read more

EFRAG appoint CEO and TEG chair

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 25 Mar 2019

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has appointed Saskia Slomp as its CEO and Chiara Del Prete as chair of its Technical Expert.... read more

PCAOB inspections to focus on technological developments in 2019

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 22 Mar 2019

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) 2019 inspections are to focus on technological developments affecting audits.. read more

IRBA puts a hold on investigation into Steinhoff auditors

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 21 Mar 2019

The South African Board of Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has said it will recommence its investigation into the auditors of.... read more

Corporate Reporting Dialogue launches market consultation

  • Published: 20 Mar 2019

The Corporate Reporting Dialogue (CRD) has launched a six week market consultation to gather views from stakeholders on how to drive better.... read more

ACCA and Deloitte report reveals ‘accounting for intangibles’ gap

  • Published: 20 Mar 2019

A joint report from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Deloitte, The capitalisation debate: R&D expenditure, disclosure.... read more

KPMG Canada: Canadian business leaders desire corporate tax reductions

  • Published: 19 Mar 2019

Canadian business leaders think Canada needs a reduction in corporate tax levels in order to improve the county’s global competitiveness, a KPMG.... read more

Slew of resignations at the UK’s FRC continues

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 19 Mar 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) acting executive director of audit and actuarial regulation Mike Suffield has resigned after less than.... read more

BDO partner named Financial Reporting Executive Committee chair

  • Published: 15 Mar 2019

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has named Angela Newell, national assurance partner, BDO Dallas, as chairman of the Financial Reporting.... read more

IAB World Survey 2019 digital supplement launches

  • Published: 14 Mar 2019

Following the launch of the World Survey 2019 in the IAB’s February edition, we have now launched a free digital supplement covering some.... read more

15 countries added to EU tax blacklist

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 13 Mar 2019

The European Commission has added 15 countries to its blacklist of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions based on the Commission’s screening.. read more

Sponsored content: Accountex 2019 set to be the show’s biggest ever year

  • Published: 13 Mar 2019

With less than six months to go, Accountex 2019 is already shaping up to be the show’s biggest edition yet. The UK’s flagship event for the.... read more

Former KPMG executive and PCAOB employees convicted of passing confidential inspection lists

  • Published: 12 Mar 2019

KPMG US national managing partner for audit quality David Middendorf and Jeffrey Wada, a former employee of the Public Company Accounting Oversight.... read more

UK’s FRC to be replaced

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 12 Mar 2019

The UK Government has backed the Kingman review, and will replace the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) with the Audit, Reporting and Governance.... read more

FASB updates standards for episodic television series

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 8 Mar 2019

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) to help organisations align their accounting for.... read more

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