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Scenario analysis is vital when approaching climate related disclosures

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

As companies consider implementing the Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) recommendations released in June 2017, industry.... read more

UNCTAD/ISAR: corporate reporting to reach the sustainable development goals

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

The implications of changes to financial reporting for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals were discussed at the United Nations.... read more

Highlights from ISAR34: SDGs, integrated reporting, regulation

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

How organisations can embed the SDGs and sustainability into their business models and strategies through the integrated reporting was the subject.... read more

Integrated reporting: financial capital providers first

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

The Accountant caught up with International Integrated Reporting Council managing director for global implementation Neil Stevenson at ISAR34. He.... read more

Management Accounting: Yesterday, today and tomorrow

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Feb 2018

Andrew Harding, chief executive, management accounting, at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants met The Accountant.... read more

The Accountant World Survey 2017

  • Author: TA editorial
  • Published: 5 Jan 2018

Four years since it was last published, The Accountant world survey makes a comeback in these pages. This time the survey spans across 146.... read more

European Non-Financial and Diversity Information Directive implementation, state of play

  • Published: 22 Dec 2017

On the 22nd of November Accountancy Europe, GRI and CSR Europe organised a meeting in Brussels, in the framework of the Invest Week, to present.... read more

Q&A: Generalists vs specialists

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 7 Dec 2017

On the sidelines of the French Institute for Accountants (Ordre des Experts-Comptables – OEC) annual congress, OEC president Charles-René Tandé.... read more

Q&A: Keeping the audit relevant in the age of digital and simplification

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 7 Dec 2017

On the sidelines of the French Institute for Accountants (Ordre des Experts-Comptables – OEC) annual congress, French Institute of Auditors.... read more

The language of standards: Parlez-vous Français? English? Or ISA?

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 27 Nov 2017

EY partner Isabelle Tracq-Sengeissen speaks to The Accountant about the players in the field of international auditing standards. Vincent Huck reports. read more

Monitoring Group Consultation: IFAC’s future in the balance

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 24 Nov 2017

Changes to the global audit standard-setting process have been proposed, amid concerns that is was serving professional rather than the public.... read more

Tax avoidance looks like a side show: compared to total anonymity

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 22 Nov 2017

Paul Beckett, senior counsel at MannBenham Advocates, talks to Carlos Martin Tornero* about tax avoidance and human rights, and how orphan.... read more

Keeping accounting standards fit for purpose

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 22 Nov 2017

While at the IFRS Conference: Americas in Toronto in November, the national standards setters of the USA and Canada, along with the International.... read more

Taking the higher ground of ethics easier said than done 

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

Ethics & Compliance Initiative CEO Patricia Harned talks about her experience with the accountancy profession working on the PCAOB’s standing.... read more

Strengthening the link between governments and citizens through accounting  

  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

Citizens no longer trust their governments and this, together with the digital revolution, is transforming how the public sector uses and presents.... read more

Digital forum: The relevance to clients is safe, but what about the relevance to society?

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The Accountant and the International Accounting Bulletin's Digital Accountancy conference ended with a panel discussion on the future of the.... read more

Digital forum: ‘We’ve got to disrupt ourselves. Because, if we don’t, somebody else will’

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The Accountant and International Accounting Bulletin Digital Accountancy Forum’s second session ended with a Q&A on the impact of technological.... read more

TA & IAB Digital Forum session 2: What millennials want & the generation gap 

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

While technology makes accountancy more efficient and attractive to younger people, older people are struggling to adapt and develop the skills.... read more

TA & IAB Digital Forum session 1: Will any auditors and accountants be left?

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

Digital disruption and how it affects firms was the first topic under discussion at The Accountant and International Accounting Bulletin’s Digital.... read more

Digital forum: Beware of the robots, beware!

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The first session of The Accountant and the International Accounting Bulletin's Digital Accountancy conference ended with a Q&A on the rise of the.... read more


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