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PCAOB announces settlements with Grant Thornton and Deloitte Turkey

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Dec 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has announced settlements with Grant Thornton and Deloitte Turkey regarding quality control.... read more

ICAS appoints former PwC partner as CEO

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Dec 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS) has appointed former PwC partner and head of corporate restructuring Bruce Cartwright as.... read more

Brazil requests to become an associate of OECD Competition Committee

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Dec 2017

Brazil’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and one of its government agency overseeing economic power abuse have each send a letter to the The.... read more

Will the accounting standards be a victim of the digital transition?

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 15 Dec 2017

Like any language adapts and evolve over time, accounting standards, a language in its own, is currently facing tremendous challenges with new.... read more

CAQ tool outlines new auditors report for audit committees

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Dec 2017

The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has released a tool outlining the requirements that audit committees should consider in the adoption of the new.... read more

ACCA appoints its next president

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Dec 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has appointed Leo Lee as president effective 30 November 2017 for a one year term.. read more

IFAC calls for 2019 international standard setting board nominations

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Dec 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has issued a call for nominations for 22 vacancies on independent standard-setting boards in 2019.. read more

ACCA and CPA Afghanistan sign partnership agreement

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Dec 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Certified Professional Accountants Afghanistan (CPA Afghanistan) have signed a.... read more

IFAC offers alternatives to Monitoring Group’s proposed reform of the international audit and ethics standard-setting process

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 7 Dec 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has published its initial views to the Monitoring Group Consultation Paper on changes to the.... read more

UK FRC consults on revised corporate governance code and guidance but warnings remain over significant change

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Dec 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published for consultation a revised corporate governance code to reflect the changing business.... read more

ACCA reports 200,000 members global membership mark

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Dec 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has reported a global membership of 200,000.. read more

USA oversight body appoints members to the FASAC

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Dec 2017

The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has announced the appointment of nine members to the Financial Accounting.... read more

AICPA calls for comment on proposals to change the auditor’s report

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 30 Nov 2017

The Auditing Standards Board (ASB) of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has issued three exposure drafts on auditing.... read more

ICAEW manifesto calls upon stakeholders to discuss the future of audit

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 29 Nov 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has released a manifesto urging stakeholders and investors to discuss the.... read more

Brazilian institute calls for comment on revised code of professional ethics

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Nov 2017

The Brazilian Federal Accounting Council (CFC) has released a draft of the code of professional ethics of the accountant (CEPC) which repeals prior.... read more

News brief: ACCA Canada appoints head

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Nov 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has appointed Jillian Couse as head of ACCA Canada taking over from Suzanne Godbehere.... read more

IAASB and WBCSD team up to incorporate sustainability into mainstream reporting

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 24 Nov 2017

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has agreed to collaborate with the World Business Council for Sustainable.... read more

Webinars introduce database of sustainability reporting requirements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix,Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 23 Nov 2017

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has held two webinars to engage stakeholders at all levels with the collaborative.... read more

IFAC elects new board members

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 23 Nov 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has elected three new board members.. read more

UK FRC opens an investigation into Mitie Group accounts

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Nov 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced that in conclusion of reviewing the annual report and accounts of Mitie Group it will open.... read more


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