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A difficult road to the top for women

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 31 Aug 2016

At the Institute of Management Accountants conference in Las Vegas on 20 June, The Accountant editor Carlos Martin Tornero organised a special.... read more

Comment: Is the new accounting standard on leases set to change business practice?

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 18 Aug 2016

By Alex Malley, CEO, CPA Australia | After more than a decade of development, we now have IFRS 16 Leases, a new accounting standard that is set to.... read more

Nominees for the 2016 TA & IAB lifetime achievement award announced

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 17 Aug 2016

The nominees for the 2016 TA & IAB lifetime achievement award have been announced. read more

Nominees for the 2016 TA & IAB personality of the year award announced

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 12 Aug 2016

The nominees for the 2016 TA & IAB personality of the year award have been announced. read more

Nominees for the 2016 TA & IAB Young accountant of the year award announced

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 11 Aug 2016

The nominees for the 2016 TA & IAB Young accountant of the year award have been announced. read more

Jasmine Davis: ICAC eyes Cuba, Haiti and the Dutch Antilles within the Caribbean professional body

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 5 Aug 2016

Belize City/London. At the 34th annual conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) held in Belize on 23-25 June,.... read more

Sikka: The Financial Reporting Council has failed and needs to be replaced

  • Published: 27 Jul 2016

Back in February, in light of the FRC preliminary enquiries into HBOS audits carried out by the Parliament's Treasury Committee, professor Prem.... read more

Thomson: “IMA grows the right way – we let others grow through grandfathering, mergers, tactics and gimmicks”

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 25 Jul 2016

At the annual conference of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in Las Vegas, Jeff Thomson and Jim Gurowka caught up with Carlos Martin.... read more

Materiality and the total mix of information

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 22 Jul 2016

Andrew Collins, technical director at the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), met in Las Vegas with Carlos Martin Tornero at the.... read more

Prince Charles proposes meaningful measures to capture non-financial value

  • Author: Heather Jimaa
  • Published: 15 Jul 2016

Sustainability took giant strides at the Measure What Matters: a Framework for Action event that saw HRH prince Charles speaking to firms about the.... read more

Comment: In search of an international reporting framework for not-for-profits

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 13 Jul 2016

By Alex Malley, CEO, CPA Australia | The uptake of IFRS as a global financial reporting framework has led to the question of whether there is a.... read more

Comment: What country-by-country reporting data should look like

  • Published: 12 Jul 2016

Richard Murphy challenges the proposal for a country-by-country reporting template recently published by the Federation of European Accountants (FEE). read more

Comment: The UK Financial Reporting Council can’t investigate BHS audits

  • Published: 8 Jul 2016

In an exclusive op-ed for The Accountant magazine professor Prem Sikka explains why he believes the FRC's terms of reference for investigations of.... read more

Brexit comment: It’s time to pick up the pieces

  • Published: 30 Jun 2016

As the fallout from the UK’s decision to leave the EU – a scenario which would have seen implausible to many business and political leaders 18.... read more

Comment: Why is it proving so hard to lift audit quality?

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 23 Jun 2016

By Alex Malley, CEO, CPA Australia | Frustrated by the limited gains in audit quality, as reflected in inspection findings, the International Forum.... read more

Comment: We're voting for their future too

  • Published: 23 Jun 2016

Today the UK will make the biggest decision about our futures in a generation. My wife and I will vote to remain in the EU but my son won't vote. I.... read more

IRBA’s Agulhas lays groundwork for an independent future

  • Published: 17 Jun 2016

Bernard Agulhas, CEO of South Africa’s Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), met in London with Carlos Martin Tornero and Vincent Huck.... read more

Comment: No place for accountants to hide

  • Published: 16 Jun 2016

By Dr Atul Shah | The famous PR guru and Labour spin doctor Mr. Alistair Campbell, explained that the world has now become horizontal, and there is.... read more

Comment: BHS and the silence of the auditors

  • Published: 15 Jun 2016

In an exclusive op-ed for The Accountant magazine, professor Prem Sikka painstakingly analyses PwC's role as auditor of UK failed retailer BHS. read more

Accountancy profession dogged by Brexit uncertainty

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Jun 2016

The Accountant and sister publication International Accounting Bulletin take the pulse of the profession ahead of the Brexit referendum on 23 June..... read more


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