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AICPA appoints Robert Dohrer as chief auditor

  • Published: 27 Mar 2018

Robert Dohrer has been appointed chief auditor of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). He will succeed the AICPA’s vice president of.... read more

The pan-European stock exchange supports Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

  • Published: 22 Mar 2018

Pan-European stock exchange Euronext, the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) in Belgium, the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) and the.... read more

IFRS Foundation appoints director of Tokyo office

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Mar 2018

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation has appointed Makoto Takahashi as its regional liaison office director in Tokyo,.... read more

UK FRC appoints new members to the board

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Mar 2018

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has appointed Independent Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society in England chair Julia Unwin and.... read more

ACCA and DFK International sign global MoU

  • Published: 21 Mar 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and DFK International have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to co-operate on.... read more

Institute of Business Ethics says boards should pay more attention to corporate culture

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Mar 2018

A survey report from the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) has found that although boards discuss culture and relevant information, they should.... read more

Risk management federation calls on EU for better climate related risk data access

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Mar 2018

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has responded to a public consultation on the European Union’ Strategy on.... read more

Financial risk and Climate related risk can be disclosed using the same standards

  • Published: 19 Mar 2018

IFRS can already be used by companies to report on climate related risk, according to a report by the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB).. read more

Revised audit reporting standards improves transparency and corporate reporting, finds ACCA

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Mar 2018

Updated auditor reporting standards have improved quality of information for investors, governance and financial reporting, according to a report.... read more

IFIAR report seeks further improvement in audit engagements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 14 Mar 2018

The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) has published its sixth inspection findings report, which surveyed its members’.... read more

IASB calls for applicants to join management commentary consultative group

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Mar 2018

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has called for application to the management commentary consultative group which will make.... read more

Interim Nominating Committee set up to select next IAASB chair

  • Published: 9 Mar 2018

An interim Nominating Committee (INC) to select the chair of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) for the 2019-2021.... read more

EU Commission proposes to broadened EFRAG's remit to sustainable issues

  • Published: 8 Mar 2018

The European Commission has unveiled its strategy for a financial system that supports the EU's climate and sustainable development agenda, which.... read more

ACCA and Irish college sign partnership agreement

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Mar 2018

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Trinity Business School of Trinity College Dublin in Ireland have signed a.... read more

African regulators set up regional forum

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

Regulators from 11 African countries have set up the African Forum of Independent Accounting and Auditing Regulators (AFIAAR), with the first.... read more

Environmental, social and governance reporting on the rise

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting trends are on the rise, according to a report by the World Business Council for Sustainable.... read more

The Reporting Exchange now available in simplified Chinese

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Reporting Exchange, an online platform to help businesses navigate the confusing.... read more

Accountancy Europe releases position paper on sustainable finance in the EU

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Mar 2018

Ahead of the upcoming consultation by the European Commission on the fitness of the EU corporate reporting framework, Accountancy Europe has.... read more

Kevin Dancey appointed as IFAC CEO

  • Published: 5 Mar 2018

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has selected Kevin Dancey as its next chief executive officer.. read more

Indian institute call for actions over alleged fraud at state-run bank

  • Published: 2 Mar 2018

Following the alleged fraud of state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB), which came to light 14 February this year, the disciplinary directorate of The.... read more


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