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Brazil Institute of auditors survey praises new auditor report

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Aug 2017

Brazilian institute of auditors (IBRACON) president Idésio Coelho commented that a survey by the institute confirmed that the new auditor’s report.... read more

Johannesburg listed company Sygnia drops KPMG over state capture allegations

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Aug 2017

Sygnia, an investment management company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange with a market value of R 1.4bn (US$ 105.4m) has dropped KPMG as.... read more

IIA elects a former PwC auditor as chair to its 2017-18 global board of directors

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 1 Aug 2017

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) has elected Michael Peppers as chairman of the global board of directors for a one year term.. read more

IIRC’s own integrated report reveals resources are constrained regardless of progress

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Aug 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has released its 2016 integrated report on its progress in meeting its aim to promote.... read more

Accountancy profession coy about UK Chancellor post Brexit tax remarks

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Jul 2017

UK chancellor Philip Hammond’s remarks to a French newspaper about not wanting to turn the UK into a tax haven after Brexit, contradicting a.... read more

USA SEC opens consultation on PCAOB’s changes to the auditor’s report

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Jul 2017

THE USA SEC has published the PCAOB’s proposed rules on the auditor’s report in the Federal Register for comments by 18 August 2017.. read more

IBRACON regional president and Baker Tilly Brazil partner participates in the launch of Rio de Janeiro’s social observatory

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Jul 2017

The Brazilian institute of auditor (IBRACON) regional president for Rio de Janeiro and Baker Tilly Brazil partner Paulo Buzzi Filho attended the.... read more

The National Treasury and SARS launch public comments on amendment of taxation laws in Africa

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 28 Jul 2017

The National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) have launched a public consultation on the 2017 Draft Taxation Laws Amendment.... read more

Financial inclusion of MSMEs the main theme at UN event

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 28 Jul 2017

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has held a workshop focussing on financial inclusion for micro, small and.... read more

Standards of audit quality for companies in UK is improving, FRC report suggests

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 28 Jul 2017

Standards of audit quality for FTSE 350 companies in UK is improving, according to a second annual report, Developments in Audit published by the.... read more

Malaysian institute president’s term ends

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 28 Jul 2017

The Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) president Mohammad Faiz Azmi’s term has ended and the institute will elect a new president at its next.... read more

News brief: CPA Ireland collaborates with IIPA

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Jul 2017

CPA Ireland has announced that its members have voted to adopt the admittance and regulation of members from the Institute of Incorporated Public.... read more

PCAOB sanctions and censures Crowe Horwath Hong Kong

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Jul 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has sanctioned a disciplinary order against Hong Kong-based audit firm Crowe Horwath (CHHK).... read more

News brief: FRC publishes factsheet on non-financial reporting directive

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Jul 2017

The FRC has published a factsheet on the new regulations implementing the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive on non-financial and diversity.... read more

EY and KPMG tapping into the certification of climate change bonds

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Jul 2017

Climate bonds are increasingly being certified, but while all the Big Four firms are approved verifiers under the Climate Bond Standard, so far.... read more

Using the GRI sustainability reporting framework enhances ESG disclosures quality, research has found

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 27 Jul 2017

Using the GRI sustainability reporting framework enhances the disclosures quality of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) according.... read more

CIPFA launches consultation on its service reporting code of practice

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 27 Jul 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy’s (CIPFA) local authority accounting panel has launched a consultation on its service.... read more

Nominees for the 2017 TA & IAB Young accountant of the year award announced

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 26 Jul 2017

The nominees for the 2017 TA & IAB Young accountant of the year award have been announced.. read more

Nominees for the 2017 TA & IAB personality of the year award announced

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 26 Jul 2017

The nominees for the 2017 TA & IAB personality of the year award have been announced. read more

Nominees for the 2017 TA & IAB lifetime achievement award announced

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 26 Jul 2017

The nominees for the 2017 TA & IAB lifetime achievement award have been announced. read more


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