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Calls increase for ISA adoption in Europe following EC consultation

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Nov 2009

The UK Auditing Practices Board (APB) issued 33 clarified ISAs as audit standards for the UK and Ireland on 13 October, becoming one of the first.... read more

Region Round-up

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Nov 2009

ASIA-PACIFIC The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) will continue to liaise with Hong Kongs Financial Reporting Council.... read more

EC proposes oversight reliance

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 30 Sep 2009

The EC has proposed that audit regulators in EU member states co-operate with regulators in Canada, Japan and Switzerland on the exchange of audit.... read more

New legislation shakes up South African audit profession

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 30 Sep 2009

A new Companies Act in South Africa is set to reshape the face of the audit profession At present, all South African companies must produce audited.... read more

Ramanathan Q&A: Is Singapore the next regional hub?

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 30 Sep 2009

Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority chief executive Juthika Ramanathan has a busy job on her hands to position Singapore as a regional.... read more

Japan publishes oversight plan

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 30 Sep 2009

The Japanese Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board (CPAAOB) and Financial Services Agency (FSA) have published a framework for.... read more

FCAG issues final recommendations

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 28 Aug 2009

Ensuring accounting standard setters are independent from undue commercial and political pressures is one of the 23 recommendations to standard.... read more

Rentokil raises conflict questions

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 28 Aug 2009

Internal and external audit services should not be provided to a company by the same accounting firm because it impairs the independence of the.... read more

Satyam class action dismissed by Indian Court

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 28 Aug 2009

Indias Supreme Court has dismissed a prospective class action seeking compensation of almost INR50 billion ($1.04 billion) on behalf of Indian.... read more

EC changes tune on SME standard

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 28 Aug 2009

The European Commission will consider the new IFRS for SMEs as part of its review of the European accounting directives. The commission began a.... read more

Bankers fear divergence

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 28 Aug 2009

The American Bankers Association (ABA) is unhappy with the approach US and international standard setters are taking on financial instruments.... read more

Ireland moves closer to audit directive implementation

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 27 Jul 2009

Ireland has released draft regulations aimed at transposing the ECs Statutory Audit Directive less than a month after the commission announced.... read more

PwC partner: UK local government should introduce IFRS milestones

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 30 Jun 2009

UK local authorities should follow the lead of central government and the public health sector in setting formal target dates and milestones in the.... read more

Sweden falls further in line with EU

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 30 Jun 2009

The Swedish Parliament has amended local laws to bring into effect requirements of the EU Eighth Company Law Directive. Helene Agelii from Swedish.... read more

Japan proposes IFRS roadmap

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 30 Jun 2009

Japanese listed companies could begin filing financial statements in accordance with IFRS for fiscal years beginning as early as 1 April 2009 if a.... read more

Auditor independence and FSA co-operation highlighted in report

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 24 Jun 2009

A UK government committee has questioned how useful audit currently is and said the process results in tunnel vision, where the big picture is lost.... read more

Leave accounting standards alo

  • Author: Carolyn Canham and Nicholas Moody
  • Published: 26 May 2009

Calls have increased on both sides of the Atlantic for financial regulators to not change accounting standards as they try to achieve financial.... read more

Olson defends US co-operation

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 29 Apr 2009

Foreign audit watchdogs have greater access to US audit information than the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) does in other.... read more

National election delays Indian LLP law changes

  • Author: Nicholas Moody
  • Published: 29 Apr 2009

Recent changes to Indias limited liability rules are expected to lead to increased consolidation and the creation of inter-disciplinary firms,.... read more

Corporate governance needs global convergence

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 25 Mar 2009

Global convergence in financial reporting, audit and ethics may not be a given, but one area where it is missing altogether is corporate.... read more


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