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SEC appoints acting chief accountant

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 31 May 2019

The US’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed Sagar Teotia as its acting chief accountant following the departure of Wesley.... read more


  • Published: 31 May 2019

The US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that reduces the cost of accounting for goodwill.... read more

Hong Kong’s FRC and China’s Ministry of Finance sign MoU on cooperation of audit regulation

  • Published: 28 May 2019

Hong Kong’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and the Supervision and Evaluation Bureau (SEB) of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) have signed a.... read more

The UK’s FRC sets out plan to transition into ARGA

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 24 May 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has set out its plan to transition into the new regulator Audit, Reporting and Governance Authority.... read more

KPMG US to add tax program at VSB and USC to its Master of Accounting Program

  • Published: 15 May 2019

The Villanova School of Business (VSB) and the University of Southern California (USC) Leventhal School of Accounting is adding a tax programme to.... read more

FASB issues simplification initiative for income tax

  • Published: 14 May 2019

The US’ Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) proposing to simplify accounting for income taxes.. read more

ACCA study reveals 55% of public misunderstand audit

  • Published: 10 May 2019

A research study conducted by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has revealed that 55% of the public believe auditors could.... read more

CPA Ireland appoints president

  • Published: 3 May 2019

Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) appointed Gearóid O’Driscoll as its president at its Annual General Meeting held on 1 May 2019.. read more

Interest rate benchmarks reform prompts potential changes to IFRS

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 3 May 2019

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has proposed changes to financial instruments standards IAS 39 and IFRS 9 in response to the.... read more

ISCA elects four council members

  • Published: 2 May 2019

The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) has elected four members to the ISCA Council.. read more

ICAS appoint president

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 30 Apr 2019

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has appointed Mike McKeon as its president.. read more

FAF president and CEO resigns

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 29 Apr 2019

The Financial Accounting Foundations (FAF) president and CEO, Teresa Polley, has announced her resignation after eleven years leading the.... read more

KPMG partner to face disciplinary hearing over audit of BNY Mellon

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 29 Apr 2019

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) is launching a hearing of its disciplinary tribunal on 21 May to consider formal action against KPMG.... read more

Dominica joins international efforts against tax evasion and avoidance

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 26 Apr 2019

The Caribbean nation of Dominica has signed the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Council of Europe’s.... read more

CIMA launches resource learning centre for emerging technologies

  • Published: 25 Apr 2019

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has launched a learning resource centre to help finance professionals take advantage of.... read more

FASB appoints acting technical director

  • Published: 24 Apr 2019

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has appointed Shayne Kuhaneck as its acting technical director, effective 1 May 2019. Kuhaneck is.... read more

ACCA ‘disappointed’ with CMA’s proposals for reforming UK audit industry

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 23 Apr 2019

ACCA executive director of governance Maggie McGhee has described many of the remedies the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) recommended in.... read more

Accounting scandal rocks Irish FA

  • Published: 17 Apr 2019

The entire board of the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) is to resign after its auditor, Deloitte, notified the Irish Companies Registration.... read more

GRI teams with ASviS to support sustainable development

  • Published: 15 Apr 2019

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and The Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS) have signed a memorandum of understanding to.... read more

CPA Canada and ICAZ sign reciprocal membership agreement

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 12 Apr 2019

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ) have signed a reciprocal.... read more

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