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IFAC CEO to step down in 2018

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 27 Oct 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has announced that its CEO Fayezul Choudhury will step down at the end of 2018.. read more

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

Sustainability reporting improves overall but balancing requirements with stakeholder needs remains a challenge

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Progress has been made in sustainable corporate reporting and disclosure, but there is rising pressure to balance stakeholder needs with the.... read more

Companies speed towards embedding low carbon goals into long term business plans

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Companies including the world’s largest multinationals are increasingly embedding low carbon goals into their long term business plans, according.... read more

Canadian businesses on the verge of a digital revolution

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Fi­nan­cial Ex­ec­u­tives In­ter­na­tional Canada (FEI Canada), a networking association for financial executives, has re­leased a white pa­per on.... 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

Australian charities struggle with complex financial reporting burden

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

Australian charities have an overly complex and inconsistent financial reporting regime which is failing to promote accountability or efficiency.... 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

Quality of corporate reporting in the UK could do with improvement, the regulator has warned

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Annual Review of Corporate Reporting has found that the standard remains good in general but the quality.... 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

Vice president of the Spanish securities regulator appointed chair of the EU’s Corporate Reporting Standing Committee

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Oct 2017

Ana Martínez-Pina, vice president of the National Securities Market Commission, the Spanish government agency responsible for the financial.... 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

Sanders and Warren amongst USA Senators to call on standard setter to consider country-by-country reporting

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 18 Oct 2017

Eight USA Senators, including prominent Democrat figures Elizabeth Warren and Bernard Sanders, have sent a letter to the Financial Accounting.... 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

Young workers are at risk of automation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

Young workers are facing increasing challenges in the rise of automation as 30% of jobs in the financial and insurance industry is expected to.... read more

EY UK and senior partner sanctioned over Tech Data audit misconduct

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

EY UK and its senior statutory auditor and engagement partner Julian Gray have been fined and sanctioned after admitting misconduct over the audit.... read more


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