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Sri Lankan institute launches revised code of best practice on corporate governance

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 4 Jan 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has launched a revised code of best practice on corporate governance.. read more

PCAOB announces settlements with Grant Thornton and Deloitte Turkey

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Dec 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has announced settlements with Grant Thornton and Deloitte Turkey regarding quality control.... read more

UK FRC consults on revised corporate governance code and guidance but warnings remain over significant change

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Dec 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published for consultation a revised corporate governance code to reflect the changing business.... read more

UK FRC admits it should have acted faster over HBOS audits investigation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 30 Nov 2017

The Financial Reporting Council has admitted in a letter to the Treasury Committee that it should have acted faster during its early enquiries in.... read more

Brazilian institute calls for comment on revised code of professional ethics

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Nov 2017

The Brazilian Federal Accounting Council (CFC) has released a draft of the code of professional ethics of the accountant (CEPC) which repeals prior.... read more

Webinars introduce database of sustainability reporting requirements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix,Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 23 Nov 2017

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has held two webinars to engage stakeholders at all levels with the collaborative.... read more

UK FRC opens an investigation into Mitie Group accounts

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Nov 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced that in conclusion of reviewing the annual report and accounts of Mitie Group it will open.... read more

European Commission launches public consultation on how to encourage sustainable investments

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Nov 2017

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on how to better encourage the inclusion of environmental, social and governance (ESG).... read more

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants open

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants 2018 (WCOA 2018) have opened. The congress will take place in Sydney, Australia, which last.... read more

UK advisory group calls to increase corporate reporting on social impacts

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Nov 2017

An independent advisory group set up by the UK government has called for the government and the UK FRC to explore how best to encourage UK.... 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

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

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

Japanese institute advocates for integrated reports

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 30 Oct 2017

Japanese companies have recently started to place a high value on investors that make investments from a mid- to long- term perspective, and as a.... read more

Sustainability reporting improves overall but balancing requirements with stakeholder needs remains a challenge

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Progress has been made in sustainable corporate reporting and disclosure, but there is rising pressure to balance stakeholder needs with the.... read more

Companies speed towards embedding low carbon goals into long term business plans

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Companies including the world’s largest multinationals are increasingly embedding low carbon goals into their long term business plans, according.... read more

Canadian businesses on the verge of a digital revolution

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Fi­nan­cial Ex­ec­u­tives In­ter­na­tional Canada (FEI Canada), a networking association for financial executives, has re­leased a white pa­per on.... read more

Australian charities struggle with complex financial reporting burden

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

Australian charities have an overly complex and inconsistent financial reporting regime which is failing to promote accountability or efficiency.... read more

Quality of corporate reporting in the UK could do with improvement, the regulator has warned

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Annual Review of Corporate Reporting has found that the standard remains good in general but the quality.... read more


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