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South African institute to fund independent inquiry into KPMG staff’s conduct

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 19 Oct 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has announced it will fund an independent inquiry into the alleged misconduct of.... read more

Sanders and Warren amongst USA Senators to call on standard setter to consider country-by-country reporting

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Oct 2017

Eight USA Senators, including prominent Democrat figures Elizabeth Warren and Bernard Sanders, have sent a letter to the Financial Accounting.... read more

UK workers under unethical pressure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Oct 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has commissioned research into workplace ethics which has found that 66% of people in the.... read more

Former PwC partner and IFAC member joins valuation standard setter board of trustees

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Oct 2017

The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC), the global standard setter for valuation practice and the valuation profession, has appointed.... read more

Young workers are at risk of automation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

Young workers are facing increasing challenges in the rise of automation as 30% of jobs in the financial and insurance industry is expected to.... 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

Anti-Fraud Collaboration releases case study to explore root causes and impacts

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

The Anti-Fraud Collaboration has released a fictional case study on how global fraud situations unfold to help professionals tackle the issue.. read more

FRC provides advice on preparing 2017/2018 annual reports

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Oct 2017

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has written to companies highlighting key areas for improvement when preparing annual reports for 2017/2018.... 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

South Africa loses the top spot in global rankings for auditing standards

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Oct 2017

South Africa has lost the top spot in its strength of auditing and reporting standards in the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report of.... read more

CPA Australia board first meeting outlines priorities to rebuild reputation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 Oct 2017

CPA Australia new board has held its first meeting since being elected following the string of of controversies leading to the CEO' departure.. 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

African institute and Arab institute sign regional cooperation agreement

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Oct 2017

The Organisation of English-speaking African Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E) and the Arab Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions.... 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

Kenyan institute opens chapter in Australia

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Oct 2017

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) has made its third international footprint last month when it opened a branch in.... read more

Audit confidence increases in Singapore thanks to enhanced auditor’s report

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Oct 2017

Investor confidence has increased in Singapore since the adoption last year of the enhanced auditor report offering more insightful and details.... read more

CIPFA and AAT to offer joint public finance apprenticeship pathway

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 9 Oct 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) are working together to.... read more

Philippines becomes the first country to meet all EITI standard requirements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 9 Oct 2017

The Philippines has become the first country to meet all of the requirements of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) standard,.... 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

African institutes collaborate in a partnership for professionalization

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Oct 2017

The Organisation of English-speaking African Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E) has partnered with the Pan African Federation of Accountants.... read more


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