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Norway drops implementation of IFRS for SMEs as IFRS Foundation releases draft guidance on the standards

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 28 Jun 2017

Norway has backed down from their plans to introduce IFRS for SMEs in the same week that the IFRS Foundation has published draft guidance on the.... read more

First batch of professionals get ASEAN CPA qualification

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Jun 2017

The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) has announced that 47 of its members have received the ASEAN CPA qualification by the ASEAN.... read more

European Commission adopts guidelines on the disclosure of non-financial information

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 28 Jun 2017

The European Commission (EC) has adopted non-binding guidelines on the disclosure of non-financial information by companies which aims to help.... read more

OECD appoints new head of transfer pricing unit

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 26 Jun 2017

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has appointed Tomas Balco as the head of its transfer pricing unit in the centre.... read more

Brazilian institute extend statute of limitations period for accounting irregularities

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Jun 2017

The Brazilian Federal Accounting Council (CFC) has approved an extension to the statute of limitation period for accounting irregularities in.... read more

News brief: IAESB proposes CPD standard revisions to focus on learning outcomes

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Jun 2017

The International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) has proposed a revision of an education standard which will emphasize learning and.... read more

South African regulator announces more reforms to come

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 26 Jun 2017

Nearly 10 days after adopting mandatory audit firm rotation (MAFR), South Africa’s audit regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors.... read more

President of Ghana’s PAO takes the helm of association of West African PAOs

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 23 Jun 2017

Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG) president Christian Sottie has started a two-year mandate as president of the Association of.... read more

European Commission cracks down on tax planning intermediaries with new tax law proposals

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 23 Jun 2017

The European Commission has proposed tougher transparency laws for tax planning intermediaries as part of the commission ongoing effort to tackle.... read more

100th jurisdiction joins the OECD inclusive framework on BEPS

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 23 Jun 2017

Botswana and Vietnam have joined the inclusive framework on BEPS (IF), becoming respectively the 99th and 100th jurisdictions to join.. read more

African corporate governance codes surpass well-established codes for CSR reporting

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 22 Jun 2017

African codes of corporate governance surpass other well established codes for corporate social responsibility and sustainability reporting, they.... read more

FTSE 100 shareholders not adequately informed on risks

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Jun 2017

FTSE 100 companies are not properly informing shareholders on the risks they face and the effectiveness of the measures taken to mitigate those.... read more

First group of students graduate from Master programme run by ACCA in partnership with University of London

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 21 Jun 2017

The first group of students have graduated from the Master in Professional Accountancy, a programme run by ACCA in partnership with the University.... read more

IFAC calls upon G20 to collaborate on raising governance standards, fostering greater transparency and regulatory consistency

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 21 Jun 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has issued a number of recommendations to the G20 countries calling upon them to raise.... read more

Q&A: limited support to the idea of a transfer of powers from EFRAG to ESMA

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 21 Jun 2017

The European Commission has released a feedback statement on the public consultation on the operations of the European Supervisory Authorities.... read more

SASBs chair Jean Rogers joins CDSB’s board

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 20 Jun 2017

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) chair Jean Rogers has joined the board of the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB).... read more

Consensus needed on the role of technology in corporate reporting, ICAEW warns

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 20 Jun 2017

The ICAEW has released a report warning that if no concerted and coordinated efforts by the accountancy profession and technology specialists on.... read more

SAICA update code of conduct to include new ethics standard

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 20 Jun 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has updated its code of professional conduct to include the IESBA standard on.... read more

CPA Australia newly appointed chairman backs CEO amid recent scandal

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 Jun 2017

CPA Austalia president and chairman Jim Dickson has released a statement to the board explaining the recent resignations of six of the institute’s.... read more

South Africa adopts 10 years mandatory audit firm rotation

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 19 Jun 2017

The South African audit regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), has issued a rule requiring public interest entities.... read more


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