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CPA Canada announces new chair and board

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Sep 2017

CPA Canada has announced a new board of directors which will be chaired by Terry LeBlanc.. read more

Legal experts say there are no excuses when it comes to climate related disclosure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 28 Sep 2017

When it comes to climate risk reporting silence is the most dangerous option according to a report by legal experts from the Commonwealth Climate.... read more

PCAOB revises proposal for a lead auditor to supervise other auditors

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 28 Sep 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has voted on 26 September to seek additional comment on its proposal requiring a lead auditor.... read more

Conceptual framework for financial reporting to be published by the first quarter of 2018

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 28 Sep 2017

During the first day of the World Standard Setters (WSS) conference held in London on 25 and 26 September 2017 delegates discussed the main.... read more

French accountants pledge to tap into the advisory market

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 27 Sep 2017

The French professional body for accountants (Ordre des Experts-Comptables – OEC) launched its annual congress with 4,800 delegates in attendance,.... read more

Overwhelming majority of users in financial statements in New Zealand rate non-GAAP measures highly

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 27 Sep 2017

Users of financial statements in New Zealand overwhelmingly find alternative performance measures (APMs) useful or sometimes useful and believe.... read more

India’s insolvency institute signs partnership with ICAEW

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Sep 2017

The Indian Institute of Insolvency Professionals of ICAI (IIIPI) has partnered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.... read more

Indian institute appointed vice chair of the Asian standard setters group

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Sep 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has been appointed vice chair of the Asian-Oceanian Standard-Setters Group (AOSSG) for a.... read more

UK FRC closes its investigation into KPMG’s audit of HBOS

  • Author: TAB Editorial
  • Published: 19 Sep 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced the closure of its investigation into the conduct of KPMG’s audit of HBOS for the year.... read more

South African institute and regulator commission research project on professional competencies of the future

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 19 Sep 2017

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and the South African regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA),.... read more

Ten global companies commit to implement climate related disclosure by 2020

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 19 Sep 2017

Ten companies across 7 sectors have today become the first to make the commitment to implements the Task Force on Climate-related Financial.... read more

Korean institute signs agreement with National Council of non-profit organisations

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 18 Sep 2017

The Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA) and the National Council of non-profit organisations (NPOs) have signed a memorandum.... read more

KPMG South Africa management resigns

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 15 Sep 2017

KPMG South Africa CEO Trevor Hoole and COO Steven Louw along with other senior executives and partners have handed their resignation as KPMG tries.... read more

European commission releases baseline report for monitoring the impact of new statutory audit regulation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Sep 2017

The European Commission has published a report looking at the impact of the new statutory audit regulation throughout the EU which found that the.... read more

South African campaign group calls on businesses to drop KPMG as auditor

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Sep 2017

The Save South Africa campaign, a civil society group which was actively involved in recent revelations on the PR agency Bell Pottinger, has called.... read more

South African shareholders reject more auditor reappointments

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Sep 2017

There have been significant increases in votes against auditors’ reappointment at more than a quarter of annual general meetings, according to the.... read more

CFA Institute publishes study on the costs of structured financial data

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 13 Sep 2017

The CFA Institute has published The Cost of Structured Data: Myth vs. Reality highlighting that the potential benefits of using structured data.... read more

Brazilian firm helps set up social observatory in Rio de Janeiro

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 13 Sep 2017

Brazilian firm, Domingues e Pinho Contadores (DPC), and the commercial association of Rio de Janeiro have helped set up a social observatory in the.... read more

Scottish institute CEO appointed CEO of Moore Stephens International

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 8 Sep 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) CEO Anton Colella is to step down after being appointed Moore Stephens International CEO.. read more

GRI reviews two standards and will release its first outcome publication on UN sustainability goals

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 7 Sep 2017

GRI plans to release its first publication on the outcome of their work for the United Nations (UN’s) Sustainability Development Goals (SGD’s), as.... read more


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