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Universities criticise new CPA Australia programme

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 30 Sep 2009

CPA Australias move to widen the entry requirements for its professional qualification has come under fire from an organisation representing the.... read more

Research: Financial leaders question IFRS value

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 15 Nov 2008

Academics from Oxford University in the UK and Duke University in the US have teamed up for what they say is the first major survey about corporate.... read more

ICAEW launches tech qualification

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 15 Oct 2008

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has launched a qualification it claims will widen access to the accounting.... read more

Study has IFRS implementation tips

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Oct 2008

A comprehensive report on the implementation of IFRS in three EU member states, has made a series of policy recommendations that could assist.... read more

Australian institute launches faculty system

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 15 Sep 2008

Australias National Institute of Accountants (NIA) is establishing a faculty system to better utilise the expertise within its membership base and.... read more

Educators ill-prepared for IFRS adoption but help aplenty

  • Author: Arvind Hickman
  • Published: 15 Sep 2008

US universities are not prepared to introduce IFRS into their 2008-2009 curricula although accounting firms are taking steps to help academia get.... read more

Indian industry fights skills shortage

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Sep 2008

Unprecedented student numbers and the introduction of second-tier accounting qualifications are helping to alleviate a skills shortage in India.... read more

SAICA creates new training model

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Aug 2008

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has launched a new training model that combines the institutes two current training.... read more

Region round-up

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Aug 2008

Australia is to enforce a revised set of auditing standards in clarity format from 1 January 2010. The Auditing and AssuranceStandards Board.... read more

Report highlights worrying decline of qualified UK auditors

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Aug 2008

The number of audit firms and qualified auditors in the UK continues to decline despite the overall growth of the accounting industry, according to.... read more

News briefs

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Aug 2008

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB ) has published a proposal to simplify the calculation of earnings per share and eliminate.... read more

Region round-up

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Jul 2008

CPA Australia has suggested preparers of financial reports whose financial years end on30 June 2008 could consider early adoption of the Australian.... read more

Region round-up

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 May 2008

KPMG Australia has released a sustainability reporting guide to provide directorsand senior professionals with a tool when addressing this.... read more

Accountants nurture grassroots talent

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 15 Apr 2008

In an effort to alleviate the skills shortage, South Africas chartered accountancy body is helping students from disadvantaged backgrounds gain the.... read more

Big Four question findings of UK audit fee report

  • Author: Nicholas Moody
  • Published: 15 Apr 2008

A new report claiming concentration in the UK audit market is directly linked to higher audit fees has been challenged by all the Big Four firms..... read more

Rising number of women narrows gender gap

  • Author: Melanie White
  • Published: 15 Mar 2008

There is a steady shift in the gender balance of the Australian accountancy profession, according to the enrolment figures of thecountrys largest.... read more

CPAs reluctant to embrace IFRS for US companies

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Feb 2008

Despite supporting a move towards adopting IFRS in principle, US certified public accountants (CPAs) in business are largely opposed to.... read more

ACCA continues global growth

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Feb 2008

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has grown by more than 7,000 members over the past year the professional bodys highest.... read more

Quebec professor argues against single securities regulator

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Oct 2007

A prominent opponent of a centralised Canadian securities commission has argued that there is no urgency to establish a national regulator nor is.... read more

CIMA launches finance research centre

  • Author: Carolyn Canham
  • Published: 15 Oct 2007

Independent research to determine best practice in the development of finance professionals will be conducted at the Chartered Institute of.... read more


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