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EU companies late on implementing biggest shake up of data protection laws

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 4 Sep 2017

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in the European Union (EU) member states on 25 May 2018, affecting the way in which.... read more

IPSASB releases two exposure drafts for consultation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Sep 2017

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has published two exposure drafts, one on financial instruments, and one on.... read more

The UK becomes the 20th country to exchange tax reports with the USA

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Sep 2017

The UK and USA governments have agreed to exchange tax information from multinational enterprises in country by country reports (CBCR).. read more

CIPFA and University of Papua New Guinea sign MoU

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 1 Sep 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) have signed a Memorandum of.... read more

TA & IAB 2017 Awards: Jury panel announced

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 31 Aug 2017

This year's jury panel for the 2017 The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin Awards has been announced. The jury panel will vote on the.... read more

TA & IAB 2017 Awards: Prem Sikka granted the Editor's award

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 31 Aug 2017

Accounting professor Prem Sikka will receive a special editor’s award from The Accountant and International Accounting Bulletin at a one-day.... read more

IMA and ANEFAC announce partnership for management accounting in Brazil

  • Published: 30 Aug 2017

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and the National Association of Executives in Finance, Administration and Accounting (ANEFAC) have.... read more

Nigerian institute complains about quality of graduates from tertiary institutions

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 30 Aug 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has announced that the quality of graduates from tertiary institutions in Nigeria is not.... read more

ICPAK signs partnership agreement to supervise unclaimed financial assets

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 30 Aug 2017

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Unclaimed Financial Assets.... read more

FAF Trustees agree to retain GASB scope of authority policy without change

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 29 Aug 2017

The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees (Trustees) has approved the three year review of Governmental Accounting Standards.... read more

CAQ and AAA call for research proposals

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 29 Aug 2017

The Centre for Audit Quality (CAQ) and the American Accounting Association (AAA) called for research proposals as part of their initiative which.... read more

Malaysia introduces audit exemptions

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Aug 2017

The Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) has released a directive setting out the category and criteria for audit exemption. The practice.... read more

CIPFA launches new advisory commission to examine Brexit risks and opportunities for public services

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 24 Aug 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has launched the Brexit Advisory Commission for Public Services, the second of.... read more

CCAB issues draft guidance for the accountancy sector on anti-money laundering

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 24 Aug 2017

The Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) has issued draft guidance for all entities providing audit, accountancy, tax advisory,.... read more

Global Forum releases tax transparency compliance ratings

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 23 Aug 2017

The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Global Forum) has published ten outcomes of an enhanced peer review.... read more

Sri Lanka institute renews MoU to enhance its members ICT skills

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 22 Aug 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it had signed with ISACA Sri.... read more

South African regulator appoints new chairman

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Aug 2017

The South African regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), has announced the appointment of Abel Dlamini as chairman of the.... read more

PCAOB chairman is stepping down as soon as a successor is found

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Aug 2017

The USA SEC chairman Jay Clayton has announced that the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) chairman James Doty will be stepping down.... read more

French institute of directors’ publication supports integrated reporting but calls for improvement

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Aug 2017

Integrated reporting is gradually gaining a foothold in France, however, content of the reports produced is far from perfect particularly from the.... read more

GSSB launches consultation on GRI Standards

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 17 Aug 2017

The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) has launched a public consultation on two of the the GRI Standards; 303 Water and 403 Occupational.... read more


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