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ASEAN Federation of Accountants annual report reveals membership increases

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 Jul 2017

The ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA) has released its 2016 Annual Report which has revealed an increase in membership between 2012 and 2016.... read more

Users of financial reports believe alternative performance measures are useful to assess company’s performance as a supplement to GAAP measures in New Zealand, XRB survey suggests

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 19 Jul 2017

Eighty eight percent of users of financial information in New Zealand believe that alternative performance measures (APMs) are useful or sometimes.... read more

South African Institute finds new auditor’s report more informative and transparent

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 18 Jul 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has published a report providing an overview and analysis of the first batch of.... read more

Number of audit firms fall as accountancy body membership rises

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Jul 2017

Half a million accountancy professionals worldwide are now members of the UK and Ireland accountancy bodies but the number of registered audit.... read more

Professionals welcome UK government’s delay of Making Tax Digital but concerns remain

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Jul 2017

The UK Government has delayed its plans for the digital transformation of the tax system (MTD) after professional bodies, businesses and MPs raised.... read more

AICPA launches consultation on draft disclosure framework for valuation professionals

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 17 Jul 2017

Ahead of the launch of its certification in the valuation of financial instruments (CVFI), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.... read more

UK FRC issues revision to auditing standard

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 17 Jul 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has issued revision to ISA (UK) 250 – consideration of laws and regulations in an audit of financial.... read more

CA Sri Lanka publishes supplementary guide to integrated reporting

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 17 Jul 2017

CA Sri Lanka and the Integrated reporting Council of Sri Lanka (IRCSL) have published a supplementary guide to integrated reporting for preparers.. read more

CIPFA and IFAC launch public sector financial accountability index

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Jul 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) along with the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) have announced the.... read more

Skills shortage is a possible threat to business optimism

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Jul 2017

While business optimism has risen to an all-time high of 51% in this year’s second quarter growing fears over workforce skills could impact.... read more

Spanish corporation of auditors joins the IIRC

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Jul 2017

The Spanish Corporation of Auditors of the General Council of Economists (known as REA+REGA) has joined the International Integrated Reporting.... read more

EU expert group calls for convergence of financial and non-financial reporting

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Jul 2017

The European Union (EU) High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) has released its first report recommending that the EU Commission.... read more

Oxfam accuses Durex maker of safely cheating on tax

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 13 Jul 2017

British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB) has denied the allegations of charity group Oxfam that they have used intra-company.... read more

South African institutes accredited as a professional bodies for business rescue practitioners

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 13 Jul 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) and the Institute of.... read more

CIPFA updates Whole Systems Approach and creates online portal

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Jul 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has updated its Whole Systems Approach (WSA) to Public Financial Management (PFM).... read more

ACCA Greek graduate internship scheme renewed for another year

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 13 Jul 2017

The ACCA has announced that its Greek graduate internship scheme in partnership with Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Greece (SOEL).... read more

Cameroon signs the OECD’s multilateral convention

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 13 Jul 2017

Cameroon’s ministry of finance and economic development has signed the multilateral convention to implement tax treaty related measures to prevent.... read more

EFRAG calls for candidates to its technical expert group

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 12 Jul 2017

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has launched a call for candidates to serve on its technical expert group (EFRAG TEG).. read more

CA Sri Lanka launches online academy to enhance Chartered Accountants’ skills

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Jul 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has launched a continuing professional development (CPD) online academy for its.... read more

Will progress be made on the direction of the EU anti-money laundering reform?

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Jul 2017

The most recent negotiation between the European Parliament, Council of Member States and European Commission has failed to agree on a deal on the.... read more


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