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Technology and public sector accountability takes centre stage at the Brazilian institute of auditors’ annual conference

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Jul 2017

The 7th Brazilian Conference on Accounting and Independent Auditing, organised by Brazil’s institute of auditors (IBRACON) brought together 800.... read more

FRC invites participants in a pilot audit and assurance project

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Jul 2017

Audit committee members, companies, investors and audit firms have been invited by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) to participate in a pilot.... read more

Mauritius signs the OECD’s multilateral convention

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 10 Jul 2017

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

ACCA grows 5.5% in membership

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Jul 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has announced a 5.5% increase in its membership for the year 2016 to 2017.. read more

Deadline extended for International Accounting Bulletin & The Accountant Awards

  • Published: 10 Jul 2017

International Accounting Bulletin & The Accountant Awards nominations are now open until Wednesday 19th July.. read more

CPAB CEO to step down as his contract comes to an end

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 7 Jul 2017

The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) CEO Brian Hunt will step down at the end of his contract in February 2018 according to an.... read more

EU Parliament backs public country by country reporting

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 7 Jul 2017

The European Parliament has backed a proposal which requires multinationals with turnover of €750 million or more to report on their tax.... read more

Implementation of EU audit reform has seen relative progress over the last quarter, Accountancy Europe updates show

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 7 Jul 2017

The implementation of the EU audit reform across EU member states has seen relative progress over the last quarter according to Accountancy.... read more

News brief: Incoming president of CIPFA appointed as chairman of CCAB

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 5 Jul 2017

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) incoming president Andy Burns has been confirmed as the new chairman of the.... read more

SAIPA’s exam results reveal progress in line with South Africa’s transformation

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 4 Jul 2017

The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) has announced that 271 candidates have successfully passed their professional.... read more

Accountants needs to be more flexible and agile when it comes to AI, ICAEW report suggests

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 4 Jul 2017

Finance professional will need to be more agile and flexible to harness the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI), according to a report by the.... read more

AICPA and CIMA joint organisation names Oracle leader as next chairman

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 4 Jul 2017

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the association) has named Kimberly N. Ellison-Taylor as its new chairman.. read more

CPA Australia expands independent review plan to assess governance

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 4 Jul 2017

CPA Australia chairman and president Jim Dickson has announced the expansion of the independent review panel and the terms of reference to assess.... read more

SAIPA elects a new chairman with a focus on youth

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 4 Jul 2017

The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) has appointed Shafiek Dollie as chairman at its recent annual general meeting.... read more

News brief: Legal Services Board backs ICAEW’s firm as alternative providers of reserved legal activities

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 4 Jul 2017

The legal services board (LSB) has backed the ICAEW application to become a regulator and licensing authority for five reserved legal activities.. read more

Sri Lanka’s regulatory framework needs further revisions, despite positive developments

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 4 Jul 2017

Sri Lanka Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) independence and regulatory remit should be extended as a matter of priority, according to the.... read more

FRC open investigation into BT Group audits carried out by PwC

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Jun 2017

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has begun an investigation into the audits that PwC has carried out on the consolidated financial statements.... read more

Over 100 business leaders commit to TCFD as final recommendations released

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Jun 2017

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has published its final recommendations and has received public commitment from 100.... read more

CPA Australia board terminates Alex Malley’s contract

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 28 Jun 2017

Alex Malley’s contract as CEO has been terminated by the CPA Australia board, effective from 23 June.. read more

Singaporean institute becomes full member of Chartered Accountants Worldwide

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 28 Jun 2017

The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) has joined Chartered Accountants Worldwide as a full member.. read more


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