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Hong Kong to adopt independent audit oversight regime

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 23 Jan 2018

The Hong Kong government has gazetted a proposed reform which if enacted would make the local Financial Reporting Council (FRC) the regulator of.... read more

Is the European Commission missing the bigger picture regarding the taxation of the digital economy?

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 Jan 2018

The European Commission’s public consultation on the taxation of the digital economy has been criticised by accountancy organisations for wasting.... read more

CIPFA is revoked as an audit qualifying body

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 17 Jan 2018

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has been revoked by the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) as an audit.... read more

South African regulator extends independent investigation into KPMG

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Jan 2018

The South African regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), has extended its investigation into the KPMG audits of Linkway.... read more

LuxLeaks trial overturns verdict on PwC whistleblower Antione Deltour

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Jan 2018

The Luxembourg Court of Cassation has decided to overturn the conviction of former PwC whistleblower Antoine Deltour who was meant to serve a.... read more

PwC hit with two year audit ban after decade long fraud battle with Indian capital markets regulator

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Jan 2018

The Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred all PwC members and entities from issuing audit certificates to any listed company in.... read more

Stakeholder survey calls for increased transparency from the UK FRC

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Jan 2018

A stakeholder survey on the corporate governance, reporting and effectiveness of the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has called for more.... read more

Brazilian institute announces president and reshuffles management boards

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Jan 2018

The Brazilian Institute of Independent Auditors (IBRACON) has appointed a new president and board members, effective 2 January 2018.. read more

Microsoft and Jordan based accounting and auditing firm sign cooperation agreement

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 9 Jan 2018

The Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation (TAG-Org), a Jordanian accounting and auditing firm, and Microsoft Jordan have signed a cooperation agreement.... read more

Netherlands’ regulator faces criticism after courts overrule sanctions

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Jan 2018

The Dutch regulator, the Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), must change its oversight of the profession as its investigations are not.... read more

China, Japan and Korea standards setters delegates meet over accounting standards setting

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Jan 2018

The standards setters of China, Japan and Korea have vouched to support standard setting in the region, while increasing collaboration and.... read more

Sri Lankan institute launches revised code of best practice on corporate governance

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 4 Jan 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has launched a revised code of best practice on corporate governance.. read more

Countries slow on EU audit legislation implementation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Dec 2017

A state of play report from Accountancy Europe has found that Norway, Iceland, Croatia, Slovenia and Liechtenstein have not yet implemented EU.... read more

PCAOB announces settlements with Grant Thornton and Deloitte Turkey

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Dec 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has announced settlements with Grant Thornton and Deloitte Turkey regarding quality control.... read more

ICAS appoints former PwC partner as CEO

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Dec 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS) has appointed former PwC partner and head of corporate restructuring Bruce Cartwright as.... read more

South African regulator to boost sanctions

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Dec 2017

The South African regulator Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has proposed to lift the limit on the level of fines it can issue as.... read more

Brazil requests to become an associate of OECD Competition Committee

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Dec 2017

Brazil’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and one of its government agency overseeing economic power abuse have each send a letter to the The.... read more

Will the accounting standards be a victim of the digital transition?

  • Author: Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 15 Dec 2017

Like any language adapts and evolve over time, accounting standards, a language in its own, is currently facing tremendous challenges with new.... read more

PCAOB new chairman appointed

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 13 Dec 2017

The USA Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed Republican USA Senate lawyer William Duhnke as the new chair of the Public Company.... read more

CAQ tool outlines new auditors report for audit committees

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Dec 2017

The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has released a tool outlining the requirements that audit committees should consider in the adoption of the new.... read more


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