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Canadian regulator finds half of companies experienced a cyberattack last year

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Oct 2017

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), the umbrella organization of Canada’s provincial and territorial securities regulators, survey has.... read more

Environmental, social and governance factors increasingly on investors’ mind

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Oct 2017

A CFA Institute global survey has found that investors are using more environmental social and corporate governance (ESG) factors in their.... read more

EY UK and senior partner sanctioned over Tech Data audit misconduct

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

EY UK and its senior statutory auditor and engagement partner Julian Gray have been fined and sanctioned after admitting misconduct over the audit.... read more

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

Use of carbon pricing in business plan on the rise globally

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Oct 2017

Applying a monetary value to carbon emissions is being increasingly taken into account by major multinationals, according to a research by.... read more

IFRS Foundation report case studies reveal how to improve disclosure and communication

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Oct 2017

The IFRS Foundation has published a case study report providing examples of how communication has been improved in IFRS financial statements of.... read more

World Business Council for Sustainable Development launches the Reporting Exchange

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 6 Oct 2017

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched the Reporting Exchange, an online platform to help businesses navigate.... read more

CIPFA and IFASS release international not-for-profit reporting guidance platform

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 3 Oct 2017

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the International Forum of Accounting Standard Setters (IFASS) Not-for-profit.... read more

Former KPMG senior accountant launches Spain’s first proxy advisory firm

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 29 Sep 2017

Corporance, the first proxy advisory firm in Spain, has been officially launched this week in Madrid by Juan Prieto, former KPMG senior chartered.... read more

Legal experts say there are no excuses when it comes to climate related disclosure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 28 Sep 2017

When it comes to climate risk reporting silence is the most dangerous option according to a report by legal experts from the Commonwealth Climate.... read more

PCAOB revises proposal for a lead auditor to supervise other auditors

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 28 Sep 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has voted on 26 September to seek additional comment on its proposal requiring a lead auditor.... read more

Overwhelming majority of users in financial statements in New Zealand rate non-GAAP measures highly

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Sep 2017

Users of financial statements in New Zealand overwhelmingly find alternative performance measures (APMs) useful or sometimes useful and believe.... read more

Ten global companies commit to implement climate related disclosure by 2020

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 Sep 2017

Ten companies across 7 sectors have today become the first to make the commitment to implements the Task Force on Climate-related Financial.... read more

South African campaign group calls on businesses to drop KPMG as auditor

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Sep 2017

The Save South Africa campaign, a civil society group which was actively involved in recent revelations on the PR agency Bell Pottinger, has called.... read more

South African shareholders reject more auditor reappointments

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Sep 2017

There have been significant increases in votes against auditors’ reappointment at more than a quarter of annual general meetings, according to the.... read more

CFA Institute publishes study on the costs of structured financial data

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Sep 2017

The CFA Institute has published The Cost of Structured Data: Myth vs. Reality highlighting that the potential benefits of using structured data.... read more

CIIA publishes updated guidance on risk management in UK financial services

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Sep 2017

The UK Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIIA UK) has released guidance on how financial institutions in the UK should manage risks in an.... 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


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