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Improvements still needed in public accounting

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 12 Apr 2013

UK Government needs to harmonise its financial reporting frameworks across all bodies, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in.... read more

EU toughens disclosures for extractive industries

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 11 Apr 2013

The European Commission (EC), European Parliament (EP) and the Council of the European Union have agreed to revise EU corporate reporting rules,.... read more

Legislation and quotas still not best solution: ACCA

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 10 Apr 2013

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has said the solution to a lack of female board roles at FTSE companies is not.... read more

White to head up US SEC

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 9 Apr 2013

Mary Jo White has been confirmed as US Securities and Exchange Commission chairman by the Senate.. read more

EC endorses IASB amendments to IFRS 10

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 5 Apr 2013

The European Commission (EC) has passed regulation which brings into force the amendments the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) had.... read more

SEC ‘likes’ company disclosures via social media

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 4 Apr 2013

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has given the green light for companies to disclose non public information through its social media.... read more

ICAI draws up IFRS roadmap for Indian banks

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 3 Apr 2013

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has endorsed IFRS implementation for banks by submitting recommendations, dubbed as a.... read more

Hong Kong’s FRC appoints CEO

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 22 Mar 2013

The Hong Kong Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has appointed Mark Dickens as its chief executive officer.. read more

Barnier appoints accounting standard special adviser

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 20 Mar 2013

European Union commissioner Michel Barnier has appointed Philippe Maystadt as special adviser.. read more

FRC culminates UK GAAP update with FRS 102

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 15 Mar 2013

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued FRS 102 The Financial Reporting Standard Applicable in the UK and Republic of Ireland which.... read more

IAB/TA exclusive: Top female accounting leaders share their views on gender

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 8 Mar 2013

Four of the accounting profession’s top female leaders have exclusively shared their views with the International Accounting Bulletin and sister.... read more

IFRS 1 amendments embraced by EU law

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 6 Mar 2013

The European Commission (EC) has passed regulations adopting the amendments to IFRS 1 Firs-time Adoption of International Financial Reporting.... read more

SEC launches online fraud detection tool

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 18 Feb 2013

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has developed a computerised diagnostic tool to spot early warnings of suspicious accounting.... read more

Reserved legal services announcement ‘common sense’: ICAEW

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 14 Feb 2013

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has called the Legal Services Board (LSB) notice that estate administration.... read more

SEC approves PCAOB budget and fee increase

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 14 Feb 2013

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) request to increase its.... read more

ACCA report encourages whistleblowing legislation

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 13 Feb 2013

Public sector finance professionals have a key role in promoting whistleblowing to build public trust, according to an Association of Chartered.... read more

IIRC and IASB sign MoU

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 7 Feb 2013

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) have signed an agreement to deepen.... read more

FRC issues stakeholder pension schemes reporting guide

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 6 Feb 2013

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued guidance for reporting accountants of stakeholder pension schemes in the UK.. read more

LIBOR regulation prompts ICAEW assurance paper

  • Author: Fred Crawley
  • Published: 6 Feb 2013

With the UK’s new financial regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) expected to regulate the setting of interest rate benchmark LIBOR, the.... read more

FRC consults on Sharman panel recommendations

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 31 Jan 2013

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued a consultation paper on the recommendations made by the Sharman Panel Inquiry into Going.... read more


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