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Pilot Africa academy programme for tax and financial crime investigation launched

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Jun 2017

Two European countries (Italy and Germany) along with Kenya and the OECD have signed a Declaration of Intent to launch the pilot Africa academy.... read more

FIDEF welcomes two new members and plans free anti-money laundering training

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Jun 2017

The International Federation of Francophone Accountants and Auditors (FIDEF – Fédération Internationale des Experts-Comptables Francophones) has.... read more

Public country by country reporting tumultuous journey in EU legislation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Jun 2017

Earlier this week a vote at European Union (EU) on amending Directive 2013/34/EU which would introduce amongst other changes public.... read more

Three key focus areas highlighted at GRI donor meeting

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Jun 2017

For SMEs reporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the use of data, there are three important focus areas which were highlighted in.... read more

GRI and Australian government launch joint program in South East Asia

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 13 Jun 2017

GRI and Australia’s department of foreign affairs and trade (DFAT) have launched the second phase of their partnership through a program promoting.... read more

IAASB introduces data analytics project advisory panel

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 13 Jun 2017

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) data analytics working group has established a data analytics project advisory.... read more

Change of UK reporting frequency has done little to address short-termism, CFA Institute study finds

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 12 Jun 2017

The CFA Institute has released a study on the impact of the reporting frequency of UK public companies which has revealed that a change introduced.... read more

Accounting rules introduced in Ireland could harm micro businesses, ACCA says

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Jun 2017

The Irish GAAP for micro companies in Ireland could expose those companies to a number of business threats, according to the Association of.... read more

African organisation strengthens independent review of English speaking supreme audit institutions

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 9 Jun 2017

The governing board of the African Organisation of English-speaking Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E) has agreed on a rotation roster to.... read more

EFRAG is looking for new board members

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 9 Jun 2017

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has launched a call for candidates to serve its Board.. read more

CPA Australia’s CEO defends $1.8m pay packet

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Jun 2017

CPA Australia CEO Alex Malley has defended his $1.8m pay packet which was unveiled in CPA Australia’s latest disclosure document, as well as.... read more

Sixty eight countries sign a multilateral convention to reduce tax avoidance by multinational enterprises

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 8 Jun 2017

Sixty eight jurisdictions have signed a multilateral convention which aims to reduce tax avoidance by multilateral enterprises.. read more

PCAOB censures BDO Hungary and a Deloitte Mexico senior manager

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 7 Jun 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has issued two disciplinary orders censuring BDO Hungary and a senior manager from Deloitte.... read more

Deficit, brexit and SMEs must be priorities for incoming UK government, ICAEW President says

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Jun 2017

ICAEW’s president Nick Parker has called for the incoming government to ensure it is equipped to tackle the deficit and handle Brexit while.... read more

ETAF president expresses concern to MEP over European Commission Services e-Card proposal

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 7 Jun 2017

Speaking to the Socialists and Democrats (S&D) group of the European Parliament Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO),.... read more

PCAOB adopts new auditing standards and releases proposal on auditing accounting estimates

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 7 Jun 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has adopted new auditing standards and has released a proposal for consultation on auditing.... read more

A4S publishes guide on social and human capital accounting

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 6 Jun 2017

The Prince of Wales' Accounting for Sustainability project (A4S) has published a social and human capital accounting guide with practical examples.... read more

Natural Capital Coalition launches public consultation on an update to its framework

  • Author: Rahman Aziz
  • Published: 6 Jun 2017

The Natural Capital Coalition has launched a public consultation on the Finance Sector Supplement to the Natural Capital Protocol which aims to.... read more

CIMA elects president

  • Published: 6 Jun 2017

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has elected its 84th president, David Stanford, for a one year term.. read more

CAQ to provide five grants to fund academic research on audit

  • Author: Sarajuddin Isar
  • Published: 6 Jun 2017

The Centre for Audit Quality (CAQ) has announced that it will provide five grants to fund academic research on projects of interest to the auditing.... read more


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