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Gains of IFRS in Europe must be protected: Prada

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 17 Oct 2013

The gains of IFRS in the European Union (EU) and Europe’s commitment to the standard as a global reference have to remain intact and undiluted,.... read more

PCAOB adopts standards for brokers’ audits

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 10 Oct 2013

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has issued standards for auditors of brokers and dealers and an auditing standard for.... read more

CCAB consults on LLPs accounting

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 9 Oct 2013

The Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) has issued for comment a draft Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) on accounting for.... read more

Legal concerns over IFRS “misconceived”, UK BIS

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

The UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has said concerns about the legality of IFRS raised by a group of investors are.... read more

Integrated Reporting, the way forward after Lehman’s debacle

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 27 Sep 2013

Influential figures of the accounting industry have shared their views on the collapse of Lehman, including why integrated reporting (IR) will help.... read more

CCAB to research on non-for-profit sector reporting

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 26 Sep 2013

The Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) has appointed Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) to lead a project that seeks to identify.... read more

Definition of “those charged with governance” clarified by IESBA

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 24 Sep 2013

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) has clarified the definition of “those charged with governance” in its Code of.... read more

Profession rides out the storm after Lehman Brothers

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 19 Sep 2013

Five years on from that fateful 15 September 2008, Lehman Brothers’ collapse is seen as the ignition spark that unleashed the on-going effects of.... read more

Singapore tipped to become Asia’s Integrated Reporting hub

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 19 Sep 2013

The Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) is determined to transform the country into the Integrated Reporting (IR) hub of South East Asia, The.... read more

FASB reach inflection point, Golden

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Sep 2013

The Financial Accounting Standard Board (FASB) chairman Russel Golden has given his first major speech since he was appointed in April and said the.... read more

CIMA releases ethical scenario tool

  • Published: 17 Sep 2013

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has launched a so called “ethical scenario tool” aimed at helping professionals to comply.... read more

Lehman Brothers, a wake-up call for the profession

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 16 Sep 2013

Influential figures of the accounting industry have shared with The International Accounting Bulletin and The Accountant their views on how Lehman.... read more

ACCA rejects lease accounting proposals

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 13 Sep 2013

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has called for the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the Financial.... read more

There is no investment without risk, UK FRC chairman

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 13 Sep 2013

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) held its annual stakeholder meeting in London yesterday, in which chairman Baroness Hogg stressed the.... read more

Grant Thornton International against lease accounting proposals

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Sep 2013

Grant Thornton International (GTI) has expressed reservations against the converged lease accounting proposals issued by the International.... read more

FASB issues exposure draft on leasing arrangement guidance

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 23 Aug 2013

The US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a proposal for public comment, outlining an alternative within the US GAAP for.... read more

FRC issues guidance on strategic report

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 15 Aug 2013

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published a guidance report for consultation on the requirements of the strategic report introduced by.... read more

PCAOB to overhaul auditor’s reporting model

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 14 Aug 2013

The US Public Company Account Oversight Board (PCAOB) has proposed significant changes to auditor’s reporting model for US public companies, in.... read more

PCAOB to discuss auditor’s reporting changes

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 9 Aug 2013

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) will hold an open meeting next week to seek comments from the public on proposed auditing.... read more

FASB proposes public business entity single definition

  • Author: James Wood
  • Published: 9 Aug 2013

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a proposal for public comment to establish a single definition of a public business entity.. read more


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