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Regulatory sanctions round-up: KPMG USA and PwC fined $6.2m and £5.1 by the SEC and the FRC respectively

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Aug 2017

KPMG USA has been fined by the USA SEC $6.2m over audit failures of an oil and gas company whilst PwC has paid a £5.1m (USD $6.5m) fine to the UK.... read more

Over half of young people take alternate paths instead of university

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Aug 2017

Research commissioned by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has revealed that 57% of young people between 14 and 21 years.... read more

EY CEO Mark Weinberger criticised for not quitting Trump’s advisory forum

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 Aug 2017

EY CEO Mark Weinberger has received increased calls to quit the USA president Donald Trump’s strategy and policy forum over the USA president.... 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

The UK government made the right decision in delaying Making Tax Digital, finds survey

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

Findings from a survey on Making Tax Digital (MTD) have revealed that 86% of respondents think that the UK government has made the right decision.... read more

IFRS Foundation perceived as not reactive enough to a changing world

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

Research conducted by independent research agency Ebiquity has revealed that the main reputational weakness for the IFRS Foundation is the.... read more

Institute of Chartered Accountants Nigeria appoints new CEO

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants Nigeria (ICAN) has appointed John Evbodaghe as its new CEO, effective 1 August 2017.. read more

UK FRC launches consultation on non-financial reporting guidance

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

The UK Financial reporting Council (FRC) has launched a consultation on amendments to its guidance on the strategic report which encourage.... read more

Sri Lankan chartered accountant appointed to UNIDO audit committee

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Aug 2017

Lakshman Athukorala, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka has been appointed to the independent audit advisory committee.... read more

New president of Institute of Cost Accountants of India announces membership drive

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Aug 2017

The newly elected president of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) Sanjay Gupta has released a communique outlining three main area.... read more

ICAEW release report on extended audit report

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has released a report highlighting the challenges and risks of extended audit.... read more

The next generation’s take on a profession desperate to attract talent

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

To celebrate international youth day, The Accountant asks professionals aged under 35 to share their thoughts on the profession: why they qualify.... read more

IAS is first private education provider in South Africa to receive SA institute of Chartered Accountants accreditation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has accredited the Institute of Accounting Science (IAS) for its postgraduate diploma.... 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

Most of the information used by investors doesn’t come from the audited financial statement, Canadian audit regulator finds

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) has releases a summary of the key messages that came out of its audit quality symposium revealing.... read more

CFO Leadership Network announces first sustainability projects in Canada

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Aug 2017

Since the creation of the Canadian Chapter of the Prince of Wales’s Accounting for Sustainability (A4S) CFO Leadership Network in March 2017 the.... read more

2017 The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin awards finalists’ shortlist announced

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 10 Aug 2017

This year's shortlisted finalists for the 2017 The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin Awards have been announced and winners will be.... read more

Inland Revenue new Commissioner in Sri Lanka praises the accountants’ role in tax collection

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 4 Aug 2017

Chartered accountants (CA) can bridge gap between tax payers and tax department in Sri Lanka according to the Inland Revenue (IR) new commissioner.... read more

Institute of Management Accountants reports 11% increase in membership

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 4 Aug 2017

The Institute of Management Accountant (IMA) has reported an 11% growth in membership in the year to June 2017 and a 40% increase in the number of.... read more

Quality of non-comparable disclosure under IFRS is insufficient, says ICAEW

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 4 Aug 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has published a briefing on disclosure quality and international comparability.... read more


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