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USA Congress buries transparency and anti-corruption requirements for USA listed extractive companies

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 9 Feb 2017

On 3 February, the Congress of the USA voted to dismantle the SEC implementation of Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act 2010, a transparency and.... read more

Tender and auditors rotation improve audit confidence: UK FRC

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 8 Feb 2017

Retendering and rotation of auditors helps improve audit confidence, according to the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC).. read more

Key highlights of India Union Budget 2017

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Feb 2017

The Union Budget 2017 for India was presented in Parliament on 1 February by finance minister Arun Jaitley.. read more

IPSASB releases accounting standard IPSAS 40

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Feb 2017

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) today issued the accounting standard IPSAS 40.. read more

News brief: AASB releases improvements for Reduced Disclosure Requirements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Feb 2017

The Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) has released proposals to Reduced Disclosure Requirements (RDR), which they say present.... read more

FSA publishes draft audit firm governance code

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 30 Jan 2017

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has published a draft audit firm governance code consisting of five principles and related guidance for.... read more

ICAS calls for changes to FCA regulation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Jan 2017

Consumer credit authorisation regime changes have been called for by ICAS in response to the consultation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).. read more

OECD tax initiatives welcome new signatories

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 27 Jan 2017

Seven countries have join the OECD’s automatic Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting agreement.. read more

IESBA completes first major phase of Code of Ethics restructure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Jan 2017

Restructuring the international Code of Ethics enters its final stage as its first phase is completed, announced the International Ethics Standards.... read more

News Brief: EU audit rules implementation state of play released

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Jan 2017

An updated state of play has been presented by Accountancy Europe, six months after the implementation deadline, showing 31 European countries.... read more

EU Greens’s report on Tax evasion targets middle-men

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Jan 2017

The role of intermediaries in tax evasion has been revealed by the European Parliament group Greens/EFA who scanned through the data of the panama.... read more

Tax authorities target intermediaries

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 25 Jan 2017

Tax authorities from 30 countries have met in Paris earlier this month for the meeting of the Joint International Taskforce on Shared Intelligence.... read more

An age of uncertainty, reveals IMA and ACCA survey

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 24 Jan 2017

Economic confidence in the fourth quarter of 2016 has dipped globally except in the USA, according to the 2016 Global Economic Conditions Survey.... read more

News Brief: Hong Kong signs tax agreement with South Korea

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 24 Jan 2017

Hong Kong has signed a tax agreement with South Korea following on similar agreement with Japan and the UK to provide automatic exchange of.... read more

Finance Bill 2017: Digital Tax “scrutinised” by Lords

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 23 Jan 2017

A Sub-Committee has been created to analyse Making Tax Digital in the Finance Bill 2017.. read more

Nigerian president dissolves the board of the national regulator

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 23 Jan 2017

The President of Nigeria’s Federal Government Muhammadu Buhari, suspended the application of the national Corporate Governance Code and dissolved.... read more

Malta’s EU presidency’s priorities in financial services and taxation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 Jan 2017

Malta has set a list of priorities for its presidency of the EU Council running from 1 January to June 2017. This includes a significant list of.... read more

Sustainability reporting and corporate governance round up

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 16 Dec 2016

Latest news in sustainability reporting and corporate governance. read more

FEE celebrates 30th years anniversary with a rebranding and change in leadership

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 8 Dec 2016

The Federation of European Accountants (FEE) has rebranded into Accountancy Europe and welcomed a new president.. read more

Deloitte Brazil first Big Four to admit violating quality control standards to the PCAOB

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 6 Dec 2016

Deloitte Brazilian member firm, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Auditores Independentes, will pay a record $8m civil penalty to settle charges including.... read more


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