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

  • Published: 11 Feb 2016

FRC preliminary enquiries into HBOS audits debate: In an exclusive op-ed for The Accountant, professor Prem Sikka, argues that the UK accounting.... read more

Comment: Technology will lift the accounting industry

  • Published: 10 Feb 2016

By Paul Bulpitt | While the UK’s economy is doing pretty well, when it comes to productivity, we’re second last in the G8. However, mobile.... read more

Management accounting trends: Joy Thomas, CPA Canada

  • Published: 8 Feb 2016

Trends to watch by Joy Thomas, incoming president and CEO, CPA Canada
(Thomas is currently executive vice-president. Her appointment as.... read more

Management accounting trends: Peter Simons, CIMA

  • Published: 8 Feb 2016

Trends to watch by Peter Simons, head of future of finance research, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). read more

Management accounting trends: Thomson, Mulling, Remmen and Devonish-Mills, IMA

  • Published: 5 Feb 2016

Trends to watch by Jeff Thomson, CEO and president (SoMoClo); Ben Mulling, chair (Big data); Doreen Remmen, CFO (M&A); Linda Devonish-Mills,.... read more

Management accounting trends: Fayez Choudhury, IFAC

  • Published: 4 Feb 2016

Trends to watch by Fayez Choudhury, CEO, International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). read more

Brainstorming: Management accounting trends

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 4 Feb 2016

Management accounting leaders and authoritative voices of the global profession reveal what they expect from 2016. Carlos Martin Tornero asks them.... read more

Non-audit services and staff monitor: UK

  • Published: 3 Feb 2016

A test on the balance between services that will shape the future of the profession by The Accountant in association with sister title.... read more

UNCTAD/ISAR conference report: Enhancing corporate reporting to attain sustainable development goals

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Feb 2016

Geneva/London. UNCTAD/ISAR conference: debate from the floor. Q&A between delegates and conference panelists about enhancing corporate reporting.... read more

UNCTAD/ISAR conference report: Key foundations of high-quality reporting

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Feb 2016

Geneva/London. UNCTAD/ISAR conference: debate from the floor. Q&A between UNCTAD/ISAR delegates and conference panelists. read more

Conference report: When accounting hits the UN table

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 2 Feb 2016

Geneva/Lonon. Conference report: UNCTAD/ISAR. The United Nations, a place of global political intrigues, is linked intrinsically to the high level.... read more

The appreciation of the US dollar has had mixed effects for emerging and developing countries - Stocker

  • Author: Franchesca Hashemi
  • Published: 27 Jan 2016

Marc Stocker, senior economist at the World Bank’s Development Economics Prospects Group, explains how currency exchanges impacted the global.... read more

Mongolia follow-up: Q&A with Tserengavaa Jigden

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 19 Jan 2016

Tserengavaa Jigden is president of the Mongolian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MonICPA) and chairman of its council. He is also.... read more

Comment: Financial reporting of tax positions – square pegs and round holes

  • Author: Alex Malley
  • Published: 19 Jan 2016

By Alex Malley | The recent IFRS proposals to address uncertain tax positions in financial statements marks another chapter in the long-running.... read more

Capacity building: Richard Moore’s volunteering story

  • Published: 18 Jan 2016

Capacity building doesn’t need to be a collective effort undertaken by global professional accountancy bodies. On his own initiative Richard Moore,.... read more

Obituary: Michael Oxley, scandal buster

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 12 Jan 2016

Critics of SOX argued that the law burdened businesses with regulatory requirements. When I interviewed Oxley in December 2013 he rebuffed this.... read more

Comment: Cybersecurity, top trends in 2016

  • Published: 11 Jan 2016

Ken Allan, global cybersecurity leader at EY, outlines for The Accountant’s readers a watch list of trends that businesses should be aware of in.... read more

UK confidential: Insiders round table

  • Author: The Accountant editorial
  • Published: 21 Dec 2015

Incorruptible ethics to combat aggressive tax avoidance, the future of audit in light of the EU reform, the up-and-coming drive for transparency.... read more

Countdown: Big Four’s family tree

  • Published: 21 Dec 2015

To understand the Big Four's uncertainty future, it's necessary to understand their past. A deep look at the Big Four's chronology and genealogy.... read more

Non-audit services monitor: Asia-Pacific trends and projections

  • Published: 21 Dec 2015

Japan, Australia and South Korea - A test on the balance between services that will shape the future of the profession, in association with sister.... read more


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