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Thai SEC looks to enhance audit quality of SOEs

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Oct 2012

The Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) of Thailand and the Office of the Auditor General of Thailand (OAG) have signed a Memorandum of.... read more

ICAS launches financial reporting framework

  • Author: Jared Fortune
  • Published: 2 Oct 2012

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has produced a framework to assist both auditors and preparers of accounts apply.... read more

Wheatley report finds LIBOR reform needs external audits

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 28 Sep 2012

Reinforced audit procedures and strengthened reporting practices are one of the cornerstones for the London inter-bank offered rate (LIBOR) reform,.... read more

UK Corporate Governance Code shakes up audit

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 28 Sep 2012

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code (CGC), which now includes a requirement for.... read more

Small listed companies fall short on quality reporting: FRC

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 27 Sep 2012

Smaller listed companies and alternative investment market (AIM) quoted firms find it harder to meet high reporting standards than there FTSE 350.... read more

FTSE350 reports could be improved: PwC

  • Author: Hannah Meltzer
  • Published: 27 Sep 2012

PwC assessed that only half of the 350 clearly communicated their business models, as set out by this years updated requirements to the UK.... read more

EU audit reform must embed international standards: ICAEW, ICPAC

  • Author: Hannah Meltzer
  • Published: 26 Sep 2012

EU audit reform proposals currently being discussed must be proportionate and aligned with international standards, according to the Institute of.... read more

PCAOB makes progress with Chinese regulators

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 24 Sep 2012

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is seeking alternatives ways of cross-border cooperation with Chinese regulators such as.... read more

CIMA, ACCA in talks with ICAP over exclusion circular

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 20 Sep 2012

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) are in talks with the.... read more

UK local gov't audit reform may hamper quality, warns ACCA

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 11 Sep 2012

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has warned proposed changes to local UK government audits could result in spend not being.... read more

Juri scraps mandatory rotation and audit-only firm proposals

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 7 Sep 2012

Measures such as pure audit-only firms and mandatory rotation have been scraped in the revised draft regulation by the European Parliaments.... read more

JSE listed companies embrace integrated reporting: Deloitte

  • Author: Nicola Maher
  • Published: 7 Sep 2012

Listed companies in South Africa that are mandatorily required to produce an integrated annual report are embracing the change, according to a.... read more

Government exempts UK SMEs from statutory audit

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 6 Sep 2012

Small UK businesses will be exempt from having a mandatory statutory audit as the government relaxes auditing and reporting requirements.. read more

COMMIT!Forum launches debate on SOX legacy

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 6 Sep 2012

COMMIT!Forum, a Corporate Social Responsibility event, plans to hold a public debate on the corporate transparency and disclosure requirements.... read more

ICAEW proposes assurance guidance for interest rate benchmarks

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 6 Sep 2012

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) plans to provide auditors with guidance on external assurance standards to.... read more

FRC appoints inaugural chairs to advisory bodies

  • Author: Hannah Meltzer
  • Published: 5 Sep 2012

Following the reform of the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) in July, the regulator has appointed Olivia Dickson, Nick Land and Roger Marshall.... read more

SEC tightens disclosure requirements for energy companies

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 24 Aug 2012

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted rules requiring oil, gas and mineral extraction firms to disclose information on.... read more

PCAOB begins search for IAG members

  • Author: Jared Fortune
  • Published: 24 Aug 2012

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has launched a search Investor Advisory Group (IAG) members.. read more

PCAOB finds deficiencies on brokerage audits

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 22 Aug 2012

In the first review of broker audits the US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) found most statements lacked proper review before.... read more

More guidance on application of materiality needed: ESMA

  • Author: Jared Fortune
  • Published: 20 Aug 2012

The main issue found on materiality in financial reporting is in the application, according to the majority of respondents to a European Securities.... read more


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