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2017 The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin awards winners

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 5 Oct 2017

The finalists and winners have been selected by an independent panel of judges: Moklasz vice president Andrea Rabb, Responsible Investor senior.... read more

UK Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer praises the need for a just tax system at TA & IAB awards dinner

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 5 Oct 2017

The UK Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell attended The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin 2017 award dinner where he.... read more

CIPFA and IFASS release international not-for-profit reporting guidance platform

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 3 Oct 2017

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the International Forum of Accounting Standard Setters (IFASS) Not-for-profit.... read more

ICPAK’s acting CEO gets appointed for the full position

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Oct 2017

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) has appointed Edwin Makori as the new CEO following approval from the Council,.... read more

Former KPMG senior accountant launches Spain’s first proxy advisory firm

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 29 Sep 2017

Corporance, the first proxy advisory firm in Spain, has been officially launched this week in Madrid by Juan Prieto, former KPMG senior chartered.... read more

Reshuffle at CPA Australia as new board takes over

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Sep 2017

CPA Australia has elected a new board following months of controversies leading to the CEO' departure.. read more

CPA Canada announces new chair and board

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Sep 2017

CPA Canada has announced a new board of directors which will be chaired by Terry LeBlanc.. read more

Legal experts say there are no excuses when it comes to climate related disclosure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 28 Sep 2017

When it comes to climate risk reporting silence is the most dangerous option according to a report by legal experts from the Commonwealth Climate.... read more

PCAOB revises proposal for a lead auditor to supervise other auditors

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 28 Sep 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has voted on 26 September to seek additional comment on its proposal requiring a lead auditor.... read more

Conceptual framework for financial reporting to be published by the first quarter of 2018

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 28 Sep 2017

During the first day of the World Standard Setters (WSS) conference held in London on 25 and 26 September 2017 delegates discussed the main.... read more

French accountants pledge to tap into the advisory market

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 27 Sep 2017

The French professional body for accountants (Ordre des Experts-Comptables – OEC) launched its annual congress with 4,800 delegates in attendance,.... read more

Overwhelming majority of users in financial statements in New Zealand rate non-GAAP measures highly

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Sep 2017

Users of financial statements in New Zealand overwhelmingly find alternative performance measures (APMs) useful or sometimes useful and believe.... read more

India’s insolvency institute signs partnership with ICAEW

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Sep 2017

The Indian Institute of Insolvency Professionals of ICAI (IIIPI) has partnered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.... read more

Indian institute appointed vice chair of the Asian standard setters group

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Sep 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has been appointed vice chair of the Asian-Oceanian Standard-Setters Group (AOSSG) for a.... read more

UK FRC closes its investigation into KPMG’s audit of HBOS

  • Author: TAB Editorial
  • Published: 19 Sep 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced the closure of its investigation into the conduct of KPMG’s audit of HBOS for the year.... read more

South African institute and regulator commission research project on professional competencies of the future

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 19 Sep 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and the South African regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA),.... read more

Ten global companies commit to implement climate related disclosure by 2020

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 Sep 2017

Ten companies across 7 sectors have today become the first to make the commitment to implements the Task Force on Climate-related Financial.... read more

Korean institute signs agreement with National Council of non-profit organisations

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Sep 2017

The Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA) and the National Council of non-profit organisations (NPOs) have signed a memorandum.... read more

KPMG South Africa management resigns

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 15 Sep 2017

KPMG South Africa CEO Trevor Hoole and COO Steven Louw along with other senior executives and partners have handed their resignation as KPMG tries.... read more

European commission releases baseline report for monitoring the impact of new statutory audit regulation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Sep 2017

The European Commission has published a report looking at the impact of the new statutory audit regulation throughout the EU which found that the.... read more


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