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IIRC to release guidance to address Integrated Reporting implementation challenges

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Oct 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has announced that it will release guidance to address implementation challenges of.... read more

CIPFA and AAT to offer joint public finance apprenticeship pathway

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 9 Oct 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) are working together to.... read more

Philippines becomes the first country to meet all EITI standard requirements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 9 Oct 2017

The Philippines has become the first country to meet all of the requirements of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) standard,.... read more

African institutes collaborate in a partnership for professionalization

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Oct 2017

The Organisation of English-speaking African Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E) has partnered with the Pan African Federation of Accountants.... read more

Brazilian firm helps set up social observatory in Rio de Janeiro

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Sep 2017

Brazilian firm, Domingues e Pinho Contadores (DPC), and the commercial association of Rio de Janeiro have helped set up a social observatory in the.... read more

PCAOB brief unveils key focus areas of audit inspectors

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Sep 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has published its staff inspection brief detailing information about the ongoing 2017.... read more

IFRS Foundation signs agreement with banking supervisory committee

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Sep 2017

The IFRS Foundation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) for long term financial.... read more

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

Standard setters publish joint report on the need for more professional scepticism

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA), and the.... read more

CPA Canada calls on federal and provincial governments to tackle the ‘primarily urban’ issue of income inequality

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

CPA Canada has released a policy research looking revealing a rise of income inequality in Canada and especially in the urban centres.. read more

IBRACON regional president and Baker Tilly Brazil partner participates in the launch of Rio de Janeiro’s social observatory

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Jul 2017

The Brazilian institute of auditor (IBRACON) regional president for Rio de Janeiro and Baker Tilly Brazil partner Paulo Buzzi Filho attended the.... read more

Five African PAOs join auditors general initiative for professionalisation of public sector accounting and auditing

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Jul 2017

Five African professional accounting organisations (PAOs) have joined the Interim Oversight Board (IOB) of the African Organisation of.... read more

CIPFA and IFAC launch public sector financial accountability index

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Jul 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) along with the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) have announced the.... read more

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