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News brief: CAANZ’s Lee White to stand down as CEO

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Apr 2017

The board of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) has announced that its CEO Lee White, is to stand down as the CEO by the.... read more

KPMG removes 6 personnel including their head of audit over unethical behaviour

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Apr 2017

Big Four firm KPMG has fired six audit personnel including four partners, one employee and the head of the audit practice in the USA, for violating.... read more

Singapore Accountancy Commission announces new board members from outside the Big Four

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 13 Apr 2017

The Singapore Ministry of Finance (MoF) has announced a number of changes to the board of the Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC), a statutory.... read more

Gender pay gap reporting requirements puts equality in the spotlight

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Apr 2017

A transparency initiative on the gender pay gap has led to reporting requirements being put into force from 5 April 2017. Private and voluntary.... read more

PIOB approves extension of IAASB chairman’s term

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Apr 2017

Professor Arnold Schilder has had his term extended through 2018 as the chairman of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board.... read more

News brief, appointment: Former CFO of the Crown Estate appointed chair of ACCA global forum for sustainability

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 24 Mar 2017

John Lelliott, the former CFO of the Crown Estate, was appointed chair of the ACCA’s global forum for sustainability.. read more

Singapore MoF appoints member to regulator’s board

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 14 Mar 2017

Singapore’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) has appointed three new members to the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) Board, as well as.... read more

Senior partner of HLB Indian member firm becomes president of the institute

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 16 Feb 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has appointed Nilesh Vikamsey as president and Naveen N.D.Gupta as vice-president for year.... read more

GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board appoints new chair and board members

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 14 Feb 2017

The GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) has appointed a new chair and six new board members.. read more

News brief: Former IASB vice-chairman becomes chair of Corporate Reporting Dialogue

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Feb 2017

Ian Mackintosh, former vice-chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), has been announced as the new chair of Corporate.... read more

News brief: Trump appoints acting chairman at SEC as directors also resign

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 31 Jan 2017

The SEC has announced that OCIE director Marc Wyatt and Wenchi Hu, the associate director in the Division of Trading and Markets will leave the.... read more

News Brief: BDO UK is looking for 350 trainees

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Jan 2017

The firm is calling on students across the UK to consider a career in accountancy and attract hidden talent and ambitious millennials.. read more

News briefs: Singapore Minister for Finance appoints new chief executive to the regulatory body

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 25 Jan 2017

Ong Khiaw Hong has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), effective 1 April 2017.. read more

Trump nominates Jay Clayton as new chairman of SEC

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 5 Jan 2017

President-elect Donald Trump has announced the nomination of Jay Clayton as the new chairman of the USA Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)..... read more

News brief: EFRAG appoints vice-president

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 16 Dec 2016

Andreas Barckow, president of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (ASCG), has been appointed vice-president of the board of the European.... read more

Tim Mohin elected as new chief executive of GRI

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 15 Dec 2016

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) announced its new chief executive, Tim Mohin, effective from 16 January 2017. He takes over Eric Hespenheide.... read more

FEE celebrates 30th years anniversary with a rebranding and change in leadership

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 8 Dec 2016

The Federation of European Accountants (FEE) has rebranded into Accountancy Europe and welcomed a new president.. read more

News brief: Chair of IFRS advisory council reappointed for second term

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 5 Dec 2016

Joanna Perry was reappointed as chair of the IFRS advisory council for a second three-year term, effective 1 January 2017. she has been in the.... read more

Paul Druckman appointed to UK FRC Board

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 2 Dec 2016

Paul Druckman was appointed to the board of UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) as a chair of the Corporate Reporting Council, effective 1 January.... read more

News brief, appointments: IIRC

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 5 Jan 2016

The recently elected chairman of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), Tim Christen, has been appointed to the International Integrated Reporting.... read more


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