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New president of Institute of Cost Accountants of India announces membership drive

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Aug 2017

The newly elected president of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) Sanjay Gupta has released a communique outlining three main area.... read more

ICAEW release report on extended audit report

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has released a report highlighting the challenges and risks of extended audit.... read more

The next generation’s take on a profession desperate to attract talent

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

To celebrate international youth day, The Accountant asks professionals aged under 35 to share their thoughts on the profession: why they qualify.... read more

IAS is first private education provider in South Africa to receive SA institute of Chartered Accountants accreditation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has accredited the Institute of Accounting Science (IAS) for its postgraduate diploma.... read more

CPA Canada calls on federal and provincial governments to tackle the ‘primarily urban’ issue of income inequality

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

CPA Canada has released a policy research looking revealing a rise of income inequality in Canada and especially in the urban centres.. read more

Most of the information used by investors doesn’t come from the audited financial statement, Canadian audit regulator finds

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 11 Aug 2017

The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) has releases a summary of the key messages that came out of its audit quality symposium revealing.... read more

CFO Leadership Network announces first sustainability projects in Canada

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 10 Aug 2017

Since the creation of the Canadian Chapter of the Prince of Wales’s Accounting for Sustainability (A4S) CFO Leadership Network in March 2017 the.... read more

2017 The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin awards finalists’ shortlist announced

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 10 Aug 2017

This year's shortlisted finalists for the 2017 The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin Awards have been announced and winners will be.... read more

Inland Revenue new Commissioner in Sri Lanka praises the accountants’ role in tax collection

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 4 Aug 2017

Chartered accountants (CA) can bridge gap between tax payers and tax department in Sri Lanka according to the Inland Revenue (IR) new commissioner.... read more

Institute of Management Accountants reports 11% increase in membership

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 4 Aug 2017

The Institute of Management Accountant (IMA) has reported an 11% growth in membership in the year to June 2017 and a 40% increase in the number of.... read more

Quality of non-comparable disclosure under IFRS is insufficient, says ICAEW

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 4 Aug 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has published a briefing on disclosure quality and international comparability.... read more

Brazil Institute of auditors survey praises new auditor report

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Aug 2017

Brazilian institute of auditors (IBRACON) president Idésio Coelho commented that a survey by the institute confirmed that the new auditor’s report.... read more

Johannesburg listed company Sygnia drops KPMG over state capture allegations

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Aug 2017

Sygnia, an investment management company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange with a market value of R 1.4bn (US$ 105.4m) has dropped KPMG as.... read more

IIA elects a former PwC auditor as chair to its 2017-18 global board of directors

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 1 Aug 2017

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) has elected Michael Peppers as chairman of the global board of directors for a one year term.. read more

IIRC’s own integrated report reveals resources are constrained regardless of progress

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Aug 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has released its 2016 integrated report on its progress in meeting its aim to promote.... read more

Accountancy profession coy about UK Chancellor post Brexit tax remarks

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Jul 2017

UK chancellor Philip Hammond’s remarks to a French newspaper about not wanting to turn the UK into a tax haven after Brexit, contradicting a.... read more

USA SEC opens consultation on PCAOB’s changes to the auditor’s report

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Jul 2017

THE USA SEC has published the PCAOB’s proposed rules on the auditor’s report in the Federal Register for comments by 18 August 2017.. read more

IBRACON regional president and Baker Tilly Brazil partner participates in the launch of Rio de Janeiro’s social observatory

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Jul 2017

The Brazilian institute of auditor (IBRACON) regional president for Rio de Janeiro and Baker Tilly Brazil partner Paulo Buzzi Filho attended the.... read more

The National Treasury and SARS launch public comments on amendment of taxation laws in Africa

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 28 Jul 2017

The National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) have launched a public consultation on the 2017 Draft Taxation Laws Amendment.... read more

Financial inclusion of MSMEs the main theme at UN event

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 28 Jul 2017

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has held a workshop focussing on financial inclusion for micro, small and.... read more


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