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FAF Trustees agree to retain GASB scope of authority policy without change

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 29 Aug 2017

The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees (Trustees) has approved the three year review of Governmental Accounting Standards.... read more

CAQ and AAA call for research proposals

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 29 Aug 2017

The Centre for Audit Quality (CAQ) and the American Accounting Association (AAA) called for research proposals as part of their initiative which.... read more

Malaysia introduces audit exemptions

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Aug 2017

The Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) has released a directive setting out the category and criteria for audit exemption. The practice.... read more

CIPFA launches new advisory commission to examine Brexit risks and opportunities for public services

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 24 Aug 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has launched the Brexit Advisory Commission for Public Services, the second of.... read more

CCAB issues draft guidance for the accountancy sector on anti-money laundering

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 24 Aug 2017

The Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) has issued draft guidance for all entities providing audit, accountancy, tax advisory,.... read more

Global Forum releases tax transparency compliance ratings

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 23 Aug 2017

The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Global Forum) has published ten outcomes of an enhanced peer review.... read more

Sri Lanka institute renews MoU to enhance its members ICT skills

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 22 Aug 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it had signed with ISACA Sri.... read more

South African regulator appoints new chairman

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Aug 2017

The South African regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), has announced the appointment of Abel Dlamini as chairman of the.... read more

PCAOB chairman is stepping down as soon as a successor is found

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Aug 2017

The USA SEC chairman Jay Clayton has announced that the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) chairman James Doty will be stepping down.... read more

French institute of directors’ publication supports integrated reporting but calls for improvement

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Aug 2017

Integrated reporting is gradually gaining a foothold in France, however, content of the reports produced is far from perfect particularly from the.... read more

GSSB launches consultation on GRI Standards

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 17 Aug 2017

The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) has launched a public consultation on two of the the GRI Standards; 303 Water and 403 Occupational.... read more

Regulatory sanctions round-up: KPMG USA and PwC fined $6.2m and £5.1 by the SEC and the FRC respectively

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Aug 2017

KPMG USA has been fined by the USA SEC $6.2m over audit failures of an oil and gas company whilst PwC has paid a £5.1m (USD $6.5m) fine to the UK.... read more

Over half of young people take alternate paths instead of university

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Aug 2017

Research commissioned by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has revealed that 57% of young people between 14 and 21 years.... read more

EY CEO Mark Weinberger criticised for not quitting Trump’s advisory forum

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 Aug 2017

EY CEO Mark Weinberger has received increased calls to quit the USA president Donald Trump’s strategy and policy forum over the USA president.... read more

Standard setters publish joint report on the need for more professional scepticism

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA), and the.... read more

The UK government made the right decision in delaying Making Tax Digital, finds survey

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

Findings from a survey on Making Tax Digital (MTD) have revealed that 86% of respondents think that the UK government has made the right decision.... read more

IFRS Foundation perceived as not reactive enough to a changing world

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

Research conducted by independent research agency Ebiquity has revealed that the main reputational weakness for the IFRS Foundation is the.... read more

Institute of Chartered Accountants Nigeria appoints new CEO

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants Nigeria (ICAN) has appointed John Evbodaghe as its new CEO, effective 1 August 2017.. read more

UK FRC launches consultation on non-financial reporting guidance

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 15 Aug 2017

The UK Financial reporting Council (FRC) has launched a consultation on amendments to its guidance on the strategic report which encourage.... read more

Sri Lankan chartered accountant appointed to UNIDO audit committee

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Aug 2017

Lakshman Athukorala, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka has been appointed to the independent audit advisory committee.... read more


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