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Widening the responsibility business net

  • Published: 4 Jul 2018

The 17th Responsible Business Summit Europe featured a number of speakers addressing the wider implications of looking beyond just financial data..... read more

The importance of international audit standards

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 3 Jul 2018

Addressing members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s chief.... read more

IFRS: Presenting a firm foundation

  • Published: 3 Jul 2018

Jonathan Minter speaks to Nick Anderson, board member of the IFRS Foundation, about the body’s current objectives and initiatives, including the.... read more

Reporting on culture and the business of trust

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 3 Jul 2018

Following a number of high-profile failures, trust in business and accounting is at a low point. To discuss how the situation could be improved,.... read more

IFRS 9: are we ready for another crisis?

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 5 Jun 2018

With the 2008 Banking crisis a decade old, Jonathan Minter speaks to Burkhard Eckes, chair of the Banks Working Party, about the work of the group.... read more

Australia: risk management loses out to profit

  • Published: 5 Jun 2018

The FRSC first commenced its hearings in February under the watchful eye of former High Court Justice Kenneth Hayne. It quickly emerged that.... read more

ICAS: Keeping reputation front and centre

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 1 Jun 2018

Jonathan Minter speaks with the new president of ICAS, Sandy Manson, about the profession’s reputational and technological challenges, and how to.... read more

SASB: a sea change in interest

  • Author: Jonathan Minter
  • Published: 1 Jun 2018

With Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) founder and chair Jean Rogers stepping down from her role, Jeffrey Hales has taken over the.... read more

GDPR: challenge or opportunity?

  • Author: Joe Pickard
  • Published: 31 May 2018

In the weeks leading up to the introduction of GDPR, the accountancy profession seemed to be well prepared to meet compliance, with firms having.... read more

Q&A: Philippe Arraou, president of the European Tax Adviser Federation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 12 Apr 2018

Philippe Arraou, president of the European Tax Adviser Federation (ETAF) speaks to Vincent Huck about the proposed EU Directive calling on tax.... read more

To audit or not to audit: Debunking the myths about audit for SMEs

  • Published: 11 Apr 2018

The European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for small and medium-sized enterprises (EFAA) president Bodo Richardt, and director, Paul.... read more

Putting technology in the accountancy curriculum

  • Author: Paul Golden
  • Published: 9 Apr 2018

The professional bodies are convinced that they are doing enough to ensure that their members are familiar with the technologies they are using in.... read more

Draft EU directive targets tax intermediaries

  • Published: 6 Apr 2018

Tax intermediaries involved in schemes that could be seen as being ‘of interest’ to the authorities will have to disclose this. The new rule also.... read more

Review of the dutch fiscal unity regime: a source of uncertainty for professionals

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 22 Mar 2018

A lot of uncertainty around the Dutch fiscal unity regime for companies has arisen from recent European Court of Justice ruling, potentially.... read more

Sustainable business practices: bridging the gap between investors & managment

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 22 Mar 2018

A roundtable on materiality and investor-relevant sustainability reporting to align capital with sustainable business practice was hosted by GRI in.... read more

ESG reporting: what is material for whom?

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 22 Mar 2018

Investors were ask to share their perspective on the future of ESG reporting during a roundtable discussion at the GRI offices in Amsterdam earlier.... read more

International Women’s Day: The now boring but more than ever necessary discussion

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 8 Mar 2018

In the context of International Women’s Day, sister publication International Accounting Bulletin speaks with RSM CEO Jean Stephens and Morison KSi.... read more

Q&A with IIRC chief strategy officer Jonathan Labrey

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 5 Mar 2018

Ahead of the EU Consultation on whether the EU corporate reporting framework is fit for purpose, The Accountant speaks with accountancy.... read more

Q&A with EFRAG ceo Andrew Watchman

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 5 Mar 2018

Ahead of the EU Consultation on whether the EU corporate reporting framework is fit for purpose, The Accountant speaks with accountancy.... read more

Q&A with Accountancy Europe deputy CEO Hilde Blomme

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 5 Mar 2018

Ahead of the EU Consultation on whether the EU corporate reporting framework is fit for purpose, The Accountant speaks with accountancy.... read more


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