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Intangible assets value: blind spot for investors and company boards

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 17 Apr 2015

A report published this week analysing the value of intangible assets in more than 120 stock markets suggests that there is a deep void to fill in.... read more

PCAOB and Hungarian regulator agree on joint inspections

  • Published: 17 Apr 2015

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and the Auditors' Public Oversight Authority of the Ministry for the National Economy of.... read more

EFRAG should be EU ambassador at the IASB: Klinz

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 17 Apr 2015

The newly-elected president of the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG), Wolf Klinz, said on Tuesday the body will take a more.... read more

New areas to determine CFOs’ future success

  • Published: 16 Apr 2015

Volatility, risk, data, technology and talent are the areas to watch according to new research conducted by global accountancy bodies.. read more

ICAS and CIPFA to launch joint qualification

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Apr 2015

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) have announced they.... read more

Finance leaders oppose a ‘Brexit’

  • Published: 14 Apr 2015

As the General Election looms, the EU debate seems to be taking a rather emotional turn for the public and politicians alike. But the UK business.... read more

IMA eyes growing interest for management accounting in India

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 13 Apr 2015

Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), John Wiley and Sons (Wiley) and Miles Professional Education (Miles) have signed a partnership agreement.... read more

ACCA launches free online courses

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 9 Apr 2015

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has launched a series of digital courses under a new venture called ACCA-X, in.... read more

CIPFA signs MoU with Malaysian institutes

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 1 Apr 2015

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and the Malaysian Institute of.... read more

Jordan makes first steps towards IPSAS implementation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Mar 2015

The Jordanian Ministry of Finance (MOF) has set up work teams to identify the requirements and mechanism of transition from cash-basis accounting.... read more

Disciplinary oversight of aspiring auditors vested in South Africa’s IRBA

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 25 Mar 2015

The South African parliament has passed the Auditing Profession Amendment Bill, enabling changes in the way chartered accountants (CAs) can.... read more

CPA Ireland and SAIPA sign IPSAS qualification MoU

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 18 Mar 2015

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) and the South African Institute of Public Accountants (SAIPA) have signed a.... read more

Singaporean and Trans-Tasman institutes sign MoU

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 18 Mar 2015

The Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.... read more

Grant Thornton UK receives CIPFA training accreditation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Mar 2015

Grant Thornton UK is the first organisation to receive the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy's (CIPFA) accredited training.... read more

French profession elects a ‘cosmopolitan’ president

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 Mar 2015

Philippe Arraou has been elected as the new president of the French Institute of Chartered Accountants (CSOEC), effective 11 March.. read more

CPA Ireland signs MoU with Association of Eurasian Institutes

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 6 Mar 2015

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Association of.... read more

ACCA opens office in Tanzania

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 25 Feb 2015

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has opened an office in Tanzania's capital Dar-es-Salaam.. read more

CIPFA and CA Sri Lanka sign MoU

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 11 Feb 2015

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) have.... read more

Brazilian profession travels to Argentina to strengthen IFRS in the region

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Feb 2015

In a two day meeting held in Buenos Aires, The Federal Accounting Council (CFC) president Jose Martonio Alves Coelho met with his Argentinian.... read more

Access is the main challenge for West African profession

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Feb 2015

Despite young people’s huge interest in the profession, French speaking West African countries fail to bring enough professionals into accountancy.... read more


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