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Malaysian profession eyes regulatory overhaul

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 19 Dec 2014

Malaysia's Finance Ministry has plans to undertake a comprehensive reform of the rules governing the accountancy profession, including the creation.... read more

CIPFA signs second MoU in Bangladesh

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 17 Dec 2014

The UK Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Cost and.... read more

ACCA recognises PKF International with approved employer status

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 11 Dec 2014

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has awarded PKF International with the global approved employer status for professional.... read more

Exclusive survey: Succession planning a global challenge for accounting firms

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 4 Dec 2014

The Global Accounting Alliance and the Succession Institute have given The Accountant exclusive access to a global survey which found that many.... read more

HLB International elects AICPA council member as chairman

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 24 Nov 2014

HLB International has elected David Stene, former HLB USA chairman and current member of the governing body of the American Institute of Certified.... read more

CIMA comes back from Rome with four new MoUs

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Nov 2014

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) took advantage of the World Congress of Accountants in Rome to finalise four Memorandum of.... read more

Pakistani profession in talks with potential American and global partners

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Nov 2014

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) met several institutes during the World Congress of Accountant in Rome (WCOA 2014),.... read more

News briefs: CIMA appointment

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 18 Nov 2014

Tony Manwaring has been appointed executive director of external affairs at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), effective.... read more

News briefs: ACCA appointment

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 18 Nov 2014

David Chin has been appointed Malaysia country head of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), succeeding Jennifer Lopez, and.... read more

CPA Australia and CPA Ireland renew agreement

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 14 Nov 2014

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) and Australia (CPA Australia) have renewed their 2010 mutual recognition.... read more

WCOA: Arrivederci Roma

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Nov 2014

Rome, Italy (WCOA 2014). The 19th World Congress of Accountants (WCOA 2014) held in Rome has come to a close and the profession has reiterated its.... read more

WCOA Rome: Former chairman of Kenyan institute receives IFAC Sempier award

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Nov 2014

Rome, Italy (WCOA 2014) IFAC has presented former chairman of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) Ndungu Gathinji with.... read more

WCOA Rome: High expectations ahead of Integrated Reporting debate in Rome

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 12 Nov 2014

Rome, Italy (WCOA 2014). Global accountancy stakeholders will debate Integrated Reporting (IR) next Thursday on a plenary session entitled.... read more

IPSAS qualification launched to target emerging economies

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 10 Nov 2014

Rome, Italy (WCOA 2014). The institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) has launched an online CPA certificate in IPSAS.... read more

Profession concerned over “too rosy” EU banks stress tests results

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Oct 2014

The European Central Bank’s (ECB) comprehensive assessment into the Eurozone’s biggest banks brought assurance to investors but leaves the.... read more

Global principles needed to underpin management accounting: CIMA

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 27 Oct 2014

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) launched the final version of its Global Management Accounting Principles, following an.... read more

ICAEW wields newly conferred regulatory powers for probate licensing

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 22 Oct 2014

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) has become the first non-legal regulatory body to authorise a sole practitioner.... read more

CPAB signs MOU with Swiss regulator

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 16 Oct 2014

The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) has entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Swiss audit regulator the Federal Audit.... read more

UK and Australian institutes join forces

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Oct 2014

The UK-based Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) of Australia have agreed to combine to create.... read more

Board of oil transparency watchdog meets to discuss implementation progress

  • Author: Isabella Grotto
  • Published: 10 Oct 2014

The international board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is to meet next week to discuss the implementation of its.... read more


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