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Comment: What is climate-related financial information? Aren’t there already rules that could apply?

  • Published: 3 Oct 2016

In the second installment of an article series, CDSB founding director Lois Guthrie, considers some of the questions that might be on the minds of.... read more

Comment: IFRS 9 – What we think we know

  • Published: 29 Sep 2016

By Ben Guy, technical consultant, regulatory practice, 4most Europe Ltd. read more

Comment: How sceptical is sceptical enough for a quality audit?

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 27 Sep 2016

By Alex Malley, CPA Australia CEO | The English Court of Appeal once stated that the auditor “is a watchdog, but not a bloodhound.” Since that.... read more

Comment: Accountants and auditors: which are the best paying jobs?

  • Published: 26 Sep 2016

Salary benchmarking website Emolument.com has analysed 1,401 London salary entries from professionals working as auditors and accountants both as.... read more

Paul B. Kazarian granted special editors’ award of global accountancy magazines for his contribution to strengthening democracy through government financial management

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 23 Sep 2016

Investor and philanthropist Paul B. Kazarian will receive a special editors’ award from The Accountant and International Accounting Bulletin during.... read more

Comment – Brexit and China: Accountants and their expertise are needed now more than ever

  • Published: 23 Sep 2016

By Anthony Walterers | Now that the UK Government has given the green light to Hinkley Point there is a newly energized relationship forming.... read more

Open letter to Sir Win Bischoff of the Financial Reporting Council on country-by-country reporting

  • Published: 22 Sep 2016

Richard Murphy, professor of practice in international political economy at City (University of London), sent the following letter to Sir Win.... read more

Comment: UK FRC refreshes Cadbury’s governance legacy with a conference on corporate culture but what the City needs is to tackle its memory problem

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 21 Sep 2016

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) organised a conference on Tuesday 20 September entitled Culture to Capital: Aligning Corporate Behaviour.... read more

Comment: Banking on ethics

  • Published: 20 Sep 2016

By Lee White | We surveyed over 700 bankers and financial practitioners from around the world to look under the bonnet of ethics in banking and.... read more

Thought leadership comment: UK Treasury proposed rules on tax avoidance enablers

  • Published: 19 Sep 2016

Accountants and financial advisors could soon face more penalties for helping clients avoid paying tax. Aziz Rahman, founder of business crime.... read more

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


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