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ACCA calls for open and honest debate about quality of audit

  • Published: 15 Feb 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has published a guide, ‘Tenets of a quality audit’ highlighting the features that a.... read more

Countries must strengthen tax systems to meet Sustainable Development Goals

  • Published: 15 Feb 2018

The IMF, the OECD, the United Nations and World Bank Group have called on governments to strengthen and increase the effectiveness of their tax.... read more

EFAA launch survey on audit and alternatives to audit

  • Published: 14 Feb 2018

The European Federation of Accountants and Auditors (EFAA) has launched a survey on audit and alternatives to audit for European small and.... read more

Finance function in Indian company evolving from cost to management accounting

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Feb 2018

The role of the finance function in Indian company is evolving to include new responsibilities in addition to the traditional limited to the remit.... read more

UK MPs on Carillion collapse: Big Four feasted on soon to be carcass

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Feb 2018

The UK’s Work and Pension Committee has published the responses of the Big Four to their queries on each of the firms’ involvement with Carillion.... read more

Sri Lankan institute appoints KPMG partner as its next president

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 9 Feb 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has appointed Jagath Perera as its 24th president, effective 8 February 2018.. read more

Three countries in contention to host World Congress of Accountants in 2022

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 7 Feb 2018

Austria, France and India have each put forward a bid to host the World Congress of Accountants in 2022, The Accountant and International.... read more

South African regulator renews CEO’s contract

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 7 Feb 2018

The South African regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), has renewed their contract with current CEO Bernard Agulhas for.... read more

IFRS Foundation appoints former Australia and New Zealand CEO as executive director

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 7 Feb 2018

The IFRS Foundation has appointed Lee White as executive director following the departure of former Yael Almog, effective in April 2018.. read more

GRI launches simplified Chinese translation of its standards

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Feb 2018

The GRI has launched its simplified Chinese translation of the GRI Standards to meet the growing needs of GRI reporters working in Chinese-speaking.... read more

European Commission prepares legislative proposals for sustainable finance

  • Published: 7 Feb 2018

The European Commission (EC) is preparing a strategy on sustainable finance based on the recommendations of the European Union’s High-Level Expert.... read more

News brief: accrual accounting for the public sector developments

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 6 Feb 2018

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has published a consultation on its proposed strategic objectives, supporting.... read more

GASB consults on revenue and expenses model for government accounting

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Feb 2018

The USA Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has called for public comment on its revenue and expenses recognition model for state and.... read more

Organisations of African supreme audit institutions sign partnership agreement to help challenged members

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 5 Feb 2018

The Organisation of English-speaking African Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E), the Regional Council for Training of Supreme Audit.... read more

COSO appoints former IIA global chair as its new leader

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

The joint initiative for organisational performance and governance Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) has.... read more

Malaysia assesses first year of the Enhanced Auditors’ Report implementation

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

Malaysian audit committees members and investors believe the introduction of Key Audit Matter (KAMs) through the enhanced auditors’ report has.... read more

International Valuation Standards translated in Arabic

  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

The Saudi Authority of Accredited Valuers (Taqeem), the regulator for the valuation profession in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has released the.... read more

New lease accounting model for the public sector proposed by IPSASB

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has called for comment on the Exposure Draft (ED) 64, Leases.. read more

Canadian audit regulator appoints former Deloitte managing partner as new CEO

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Feb 2018

The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) has appointed former managing partner for leadership development and succession at Deloitte Canada.... read more

IMA membership surpasses 100,000 milestone

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 31 Jan 2018

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has reached 100,000 members for the first time since its creation 99 years ago, and intends to.... read more


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