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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

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

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

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

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

News brief: CPA Ireland collaborates with IIPA

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Jul 2017

CPA Ireland has announced that its members have voted to adopt the admittance and regulation of members from the Institute of Incorporated Public.... read more

PCAOB sanctions and censures Crowe Horwath Hong Kong

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Jul 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has sanctioned a disciplinary order against Hong Kong-based audit firm Crowe Horwath (CHHK).... read more

News brief: FRC publishes factsheet on non-financial reporting directive

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Jul 2017

The FRC has published a factsheet on the new regulations implementing the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive on non-financial and diversity.... read more

Kenyan institute calls on government to enact financial services authority bill

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 25 Jul 2017

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) has urged the government to enact the financial services authority bill 2016 which.... read more

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation announces $4m investment over the next three years

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 25 Jul 2017

The Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation (TAG-Org) held its annual general meeting this month, during which Abu-Ghazaleh announced the launch of the.... read more

Few UK businesses are making plans for life after Brexit, ICAEW’s research finds

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 20 Jul 2017

Twenty nine percent of UK businesses have made plans for life after Brexit while 43% have conducted meetings discussing the opportunities and risks.... read more

Five African PAOs join auditors general initiative for professionalisation of public sector accounting and auditing

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Jul 2017

Five African professional accounting organisations (PAOs) have joined the Interim Oversight Board (IOB) of the African Organisation of.... read more

Accountants shouldn’t exploit tax regulation loopholes, Accountancy Europe opines

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 20 Jul 2017

Accountants shouldn’t devise and promote tax planning structures or arrangements that are designed to achieve a different result than what is.... read more

FTSE 350 audit quality levels on the rise in UK FRC annual report

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 Jul 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has released its 2016/2017 annual report highlighting the regulators projects and actions taken.. read more

AICPA and Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants to hold joint summit in Caribbean

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 19 Jul 2017

The American Institute of CPAs and the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) have announced that they will host their first.... read more

ASEAN Federation of Accountants annual report reveals membership increases

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 Jul 2017

The ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA) has released its 2016 Annual Report which has revealed an increase in membership between 2012 and 2016.... read more

Number of audit firms fall as accountancy body membership rises

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Jul 2017

Half a million accountancy professionals worldwide are now members of the UK and Ireland accountancy bodies but the number of registered audit.... read more


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