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IFAC’s future in international audit standard setting in the balance

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

The Monitoring Group, a group of international financial institutions and regulatory
bodies responsible for the overall governance of the.... read more

A new guidance paper helps directors understand financial reporting obligations

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) have launched a joint.... read more

PCAOB and Irish Audit Regulator sign cooperative agreement

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA) have signed a cooperative.... read more

East and Southern African Associations of Accountants General joins regional initiative for public sector accounting and auditing

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 9 Nov 2017

The Organisation of English-speaking African Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E) and the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) have.... read more

PCAOB appoints a new director of international affairs

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 8 Nov 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has appointed George Botic as the new director of its international affairs succeeding Bruce.... read more

Reappointment of Bob Dohrer to IAASB board

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 8 Nov 2017

RSM has announced that their global leader for quality and risk Bob Dohrer has been reappointed for a second three-year term to the International.... read more

The Governance Institute releases guidance on GDPR data responsibilities

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 8 Nov 2017

ICSA, the Governance Institute, has released guidance to improve board awareness of the implications of the EU General Data Protection Regulation.... read more

FBK Grant Thornton joins GRI's gold community

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 7 Nov 2017

Grant Thornton Russian member firm FBK Grant Thornton has become a GRI gold community member.​. read more

CA ANZ reports drop in revenues but rise in membership

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 7 Nov 2017

The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand institute (CA ANZ) has published its annual report 2017, highlighting revenues of $6.77m, down.... read more

ACCA regrets slow adoption globally of accrual accounting in the public sector

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has published a new report which considers the current state of the adoption of.... read more

GRI about to launch a report on non-financial and diversity information

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

General Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Europe used a webinar to present the results of a project that has.... read more

South African institute's independent panel inquiry into KPMG South Africa staff appointed

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Nov 2017

The South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has released the names on the independent panel members who will look into alleged.... read more

Analysis: IFAC’s role in international audit standards setting could be scrapped

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The Monitoring Group, which oversees the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), will release a public consultation laying out several.... read more

Kazarian Foundation and Columbia Business School collaborate on public financial management

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The Columbia Business School and the privately operating Charles & Agnes Kazarian Foundation are collaborating on a sovereign risk initiative to.... read more

North American professional bodies renew mutual recognition agreement amid NAFTA heated negotiations

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Nov 2017

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has renewed  a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) with peers from Mexico and Canada recognizing the "close.... read more

USA audit committees increasingly transparent on oversight of external audit

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

An increasing number of USA company audit committees are voluntarily providing wider disclosures about their oversight of external auditors to.... read more

BP appoints first black female CEO

  • Author: The Accountant,IAB
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

Chartered accountant Priscillah Mabelane has taken over as BP Southern Africa (BPSA) CEO from Daniel Odogwu, in September.. read more

IPSASB looks to bridge the social benefits gap in accounting standards for the public sector

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has released for comment an exposure draft addressing accounting for the.... read more

Artificial intelligence should be a key concern for the future of internal auditors

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

Technology is advancing rapidly and internal auditors should be concerned about how artificial intelligence (AI) could affect their roles, but not.... read more

TCFD and Bank of England conference to help businesses in their first steps towards climate related disclosure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

The Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) and the Bank of England  held a conference outlining how companies across sectors are.... read more


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