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Only a few Brazilian listed companies have an audit committee

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

The Institute of Independent Auditors of Brazil (Ibracon) has conducted a research on audit committees of listed companies in Brazil and found that.... read more

Preliminary report calls Big Four a “cartel-like group”

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

The Maturity Institute, a not for profit company which rates how well organizations are performing today and the probability that they will.... read more

Eric Hansen elected chair of the American Institute of CPAs

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

Eric Hansen has been elected chair of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), effective February 2018.. read more

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh joins Chartered Accountants Worldwide

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 24 Oct 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) has become an associate member of Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW).. read more

Canadian regulator finds half of companies experienced a cyberattack last year

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Oct 2017

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), the umbrella organization of Canada’s provincial and territorial securities regulators, survey has.... read more

Environmental, social and governance factors increasingly on investors’ mind

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Oct 2017

A CFA Institute global survey has found that investors are using more environmental social and corporate governance (ESG) factors in their.... read more

PKF Liberia audit manager takes the helm of local PAO with high ambitions

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 19 Oct 2017

The Liberia Institute of Certified Public Accounts (LICPA) elected Steven Seimavula, an audit manager at PKF Liberia, as their new president.. read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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