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Three countries in contention to host World Congress of Accountants in 2022

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 7 Feb 2018

Austria, France and India have each put forward a bid to host the World Congress of Accountants in 2022, The Accountant and International.... read more

GASB consults on revenue and expenses model for government accounting

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Feb 2018

The USA Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has called for public comment on its revenue and expenses recognition model for state and.... read more

Organisations of African supreme audit institutions sign partnership agreement to help challenged members

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Feb 2018

The Organisation of English-speaking African Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E), the Regional Council for Training of Supreme Audit.... read more

COSO appoints former IIA global chair as its new leader

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

The joint initiative for organisational performance and governance Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) has.... read more

Malaysia assesses first year of the Enhanced Auditors’ Report implementation

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

Malaysian audit committees members and investors believe the introduction of Key Audit Matter (KAMs) through the enhanced auditors’ report has.... read more

New lease accounting model for the public sector proposed by IPSASB

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has called for comment on the Exposure Draft (ED) 64, Leases.. read more

Canadian audit regulator appoints former Deloitte managing partner as new CEO

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Feb 2018

The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) has appointed former managing partner for leadership development and succession at Deloitte Canada.... read more

IMA membership surpasses 100,000 milestone

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 31 Jan 2018

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has reached 100,000 members for the first time since its creation 99 years ago, and intends to.... read more

Accountancy profession has a ‘key role to play’ in attracting diverse talent, finds ACCA

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 31 Jan 2018

Expanding economies, technological advances and globalisation are increasing social mobility, but the accountancy profession has a key role to play.... read more

IFAC publishes governance guidance for Professional Accountancy Organisations globally

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Jan 2018

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has published guidance for professional accountancy organisations (PAOs) on best governance.... read more

With Carillion’s downfall eyes and fingers turn to KPMG, Deloitte and the UK FRC

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 24 Jan 2018

The UK public services construction company Carillion has collapsed following financial losses where external auditors KPMG and internal auditors.... read more

Women slowly taking on more C-Suite roles

  • Published: 24 Jan 2018

Women’s representation in CFO positions has nearly doubled in the USA over the last ten years, accounting for 12.6% of CFO positions according to a.... read more

Over 29,000 CFA Candidates pass Level I exam

  • Published: 24 Jan 2018

CFA Institute has reported that 43 % of the 69,086 candidates who took the December 2017 CFA level I have passed and now may decide face Level II.... read more

Hong Kong to adopt independent audit oversight regime

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 23 Jan 2018

The Hong Kong government has gazetted a proposed reform which if enacted would make the local Financial Reporting Council (FRC) the regulator of.... read more

Is the European Commission missing the bigger picture regarding the taxation of the digital economy?

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 Jan 2018

The European Commission’s public consultation on the taxation of the digital economy has been criticised by accountancy organisations for wasting.... read more

CIPFA is revoked as an audit qualifying body

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 17 Jan 2018

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has been revoked by the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) as an audit.... read more

Brazilian institute announces president and reshuffles management boards

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Jan 2018

The Brazilian Institute of Independent Auditors (IBRACON) has appointed a new president and board members, effective 2 January 2018.. read more

Microsoft and Jordan based accounting and auditing firm sign cooperation agreement

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 9 Jan 2018

The Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation (TAG-Org), a Jordanian accounting and auditing firm, and Microsoft Jordan have signed a cooperation agreement.... read more

Netherlands’ regulator faces criticism after courts overrule sanctions

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Jan 2018

The Dutch regulator, the Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), must change its oversight of the profession as its investigations are not.... read more

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


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